Lemon Iced Apple Cookies

Lemon Iced Apple Cookies

Ingredients:

Cookies

1

Cup

Butter, softened

Cup

Sugar

Cup

Apple jelly

1

Tsp

Vanilla

3

Cup

All-purpose flour

Icing

4-1/2

Cup

Confectioners sugar

Cup

Milk

1

Tsp

Lemon extract

Directions:

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add jelly and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add flour; stir until a soft dough forms. Cover and chill 30 min.

Preheat oven to 300. Grease a baking sheet.

On a lightly floured surface and using a floured rolling pin, roll out dough to thick. Using a 3 cookie cutter to cut out cookies into desired shapes. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and bake 20-25 min or until cookies are lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Make icing by combining confectioners sugar, milk, and lemon extract in a large bowl. Stir until smooth, ice cookies.

Allow icing to harden, store in airtight container.

Decorating Examples: use a 3 wreath ,using green decorating icing with a leaf tip; pipe leaves onto cookies and decorate with dragees.

Christmas Trees: use a 3 Christmas tree cookie cutter, using red and green decorating icing, and the rope tip, go from leaf to leaf crisscrossing with both green and red, using dragees as bulbs.

 

Yields

4 dozen cookies

 

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