Ginetti (Italian Puff Cookies)

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

This recipe came from my Grandmother. I've been making it for several years now. Usually at Christmas, I don't really know why...they would be good any time of year.

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan; set aside to cool to room temperature.
  2. Beat the sugar and eggs together until they are very thick.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest and melted butter.
  4. Sift the flour and baking powder; add to the egg mixture.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Drop by tsp 1 1/2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile prepare glaze.
  9. Glaze while cookies are warm.
  10. Store in airtight container!