Lemon Snowdrops

    Lemon Snowdrops

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    40min


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    About this recipe: Lemon cookie sandwiches!

    Ingredients
    Makes: 24 

    • 225 g butter
    • 65 g sifted confectioners' sugar
    • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
    • 250 g all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • FILLING
    • 100 g white sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 120 ml water
    • 30 g butter
    • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
    • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 3 drops yellow food coloring

    Directions
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degree C).
    2. Cream 1 cup butter or margarine and 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar. Add 2 cups flour, lemon extract, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; mix well.
    3. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Put together with filling. Roll in confectioners' sugar.
    4. To Make Filling: Mix 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons cornstarch, and dash of salt. Add 1/2 cup water, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind, 3 Tablespoons lemon juice, and 3 drops of yellow food coloring. Bring to rolling boil, stirring constantly; boil and stir 1 minutes. Cool. Frost flat side of one cookie and put together with another cookie, sandwich-like. Roll in confectioners' sugar.

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