Lemon Snowdrops

Lemon Snowdrops

Ingredients:

1

Cup

Butter, softened

Cup

Confectioners sugar

1

Tsp

Lemon extract

2

Cup

All-purpose flour

Tsp

Salt

Lemon Filling:

1

 

Egg, lightly beaten

2/3

Cup

Sugar

3

Tbl

Lemon juice

 

 

Grated peel of 1 lemon

4-1/2

Tsp

Butter, softened

 

 

Confectioners sugar for dusting

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar; add extract. Sift together flour and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Roll level teaspoonfuls into balls. Place 1: apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten slightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool on racks.

Filling: Combine egg, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and butter in the top of a double boiler. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool.

Spread filling on half of the cookies and top each with another cookie; roll in confectioners sugar.

 

Yields

3 dozwn

 

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