Lemon Meltaways

            Lemon Meltaways

Martha Stewart Living Magazine  Land O Lakes advertisement recipe

Cookies
1 ¼ cups flour
½ cup cornstarch
1/3 cup powdered sugar
¾ cup butter, softened
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 T lemon juice

Frosting
¾ cup powdered sugar
¼ cup butter, softened
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp lemon juice


In large mixer lwol combine all cookie ingredients.  Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed  ( 2 to 3 minutes).
Divide dough in half.  Shape each half into 8x1 inch roll.  Wrap in plastic food wrap.  Refrigerate until firm.  (1 to 2 hours).

Heat oven to 350.  With sharp knife, cut each half into ¼ inch slices.  Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.  Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until set.  (Cookies will not brown.)  Cool completely.

In small mixer bowl combine all frosting ingredients.  Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until fluffy  (1 to 2 minutes).  Frosted cooled cookies.   
        Makes 4 dozen cookies





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