Angel WhispersThese are lemony little sandwich cookies that just melt in your mouth. Have a few with a tall glass of iced tea or coffee.
1 cup butter
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup white sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1-1/2 tablespoons butter
In a medium bowl, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar until light. Stir in the lemon peel, flour and salt. Cover bowl, and chill for about one hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Flatten teaspoons of dough onto cookie sheets, and bake for five to eight minutes, until light brown. Remove from baking sheets to cool on racks.
To make the filling, combine the beaten egg, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and butter in the top of a double boiler. Stir until thick. Sandwich cookies with 1-teaspoon of filling.
Recipe makes two dozen cookies.
Nutritional Information per Cookie:
Total Fat 9g