Lemon Drop Candy Cookies

Total Time
35mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
10 mins

These cookies are Fantastic! Crushed lemon drop candies just make these cookies burst with flavor. This recipe makes quite a bit of cookies and half were inhaled by my family by the end of the day. The recipe orginated by a lady named Ann Orton who was trying to duplicate a recipe that she had had at a restaurant in Salt Lake City. I have no idea what the originals tasted like, but these cookies would be hard to beat.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In mixing bowl cream sugar, shortening and eggs; add extracts.
  3. Stir in dry ingredients, lemon zest and crushed lemon drops.
  4. Roll into 1-inch balls, flatten slightly and bake on parchment-lined baking sheet for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Note: Cooking spray works well too.
  6. Let cool slightly on pan 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Make a glaze by mixing powdered sugar with lemon juice; then brush lightly over cookie tops. Let cookies cool completely.