Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

My favorite cookie to eat with tea. Pure comfort. Wonderful for gifts...if there are any left.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with electric mixer.
  3. Scrape sides of the bowl.
  4. Add lemon juice, zest and flour and mix thoroughly on low speed.
  5. Shape level tablespoons of dough into logs on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 15-20 minutes until cookie spreads and is very light brown in color.
  7. Cookies may be dipped in soft lemon frosting or melted chocolate on one end.
  8. Chill to set chocolate or frosting.