Lemon Basil Butter Cookies

Recipe by Fauve
READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Process basil and 1/4 cup sugar in a food processor until blended.
  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating well.
  • Add lemon juice and egg, beating until blended.
  • Gradually add flour and basil mixture, beating until blended.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  • Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on wire racks; garnish if desired.
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