Aunt Margie's Famous Lemon Cookies

Submitted by: Alison Shelton
Light and lemony cookies - Makes 4 dozen cookies

Serves: 16
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: dessert · snack ·

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter softened
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp grated lemon peel (or more - to taste)
1 cup all-purpose flour

Method

Beat butter, cream cheese, ans sugar until creamy; beat in vanilla and lemon peel. Gradually add flour, blending throughly.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing cookies about 2 inches apart. Bake in a 325 degree oven for about 12 minutes or until edges are just golden.

Transfer to racks and let cool.

Store airtight, or freeze. Makes 4 dozen.

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