Lemon Tea Cookies

Recipe by Courtly
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 54
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
  • Gradually add flour.
  • Shape into two 14 inch rolls; reshape each roll into a 14 inch x 1 1/8 inch x 1 1/8 inch block.
  • Wrap each in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Unwrap and cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  • Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle half of the cookies with nuts, gently pressing into dough.
  • Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • In a small mixing bowl, cream butter, lemon juice and orange peel.
  • Gradually add confectioners' sugar.
  • Tint yellow if desired.
  • Spread about 1 t.
  • on bottom of the plain cookies; place nut topped cookies over filling.
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