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    Tender Meltaways

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    30 mins

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    Baby Kato's Note:

    Wonderful lemon flavoured refrigerator cookies with a tart lemon frosting. So tender they melt in your mouth.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Cookies

    Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cookies Combine all cookie ingredients in large bowl and beat at low speed (3 minutes), until well mixed.
    2. 2
      Shape cookie dough into two 8 x 1" rolls.
    3. 3
      Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. 5
      Cut cookie rolls into 1/4" slices.
    6. 6
      Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8- 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Remove cookies from oven immediately and cool completely.
    8. 8
      Tart Lemon Frosting Combine all frosting ingredients in small bowl and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
    9. 9
      Dip cooled cookies in frosting.
    10. 10
      Edited to add: If you find the frosting is too thick, add liquid of your choice a little at a time, until you have the constinency you desire. (lemon juice, water, milk).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 01, 2008

      55

      Lovely little cookies with amazing frosting. Very fragile, but if eaten with proper respect, also very wonderful. Made for OZ/NZ swap October 2008.

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    • on August 05, 2006

      45

      I followed the recipe to the 'T'. Love the lemony flavor, however the cookies were so tender they fell apart if you didn't eat them whole. I too had problems getting them to stick together, so used my hands with dampened with lemon juice. Once they were cold they sliced nicely.

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    • on June 23, 2006

      45

      Yum. Considering Kittencal's review I used a heaping 1/3rd of a cup of powdered sugar. I also used a finely milled whole wheat pastry flour to up the fiber just a tad. This is like a lovely lemon shortbread cookie. The only issue I had was that the icing amount wasn't nearly enough for us and I had to double it. There was no way I could dip the cookies into the icing because it was too thick. So I had to spoon it on and spread it out, which takes more icing. Oh well, we loved them anyway! Thanks so much!

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    Nutritional Facts for Tender Meltaways

    Serving Size: 1 (669 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 66.2
     
    Calories from Fat 34
    52%
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 27.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.4 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 2.6 g
    10%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

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