Shortbread Lemon Cookies

Ingredients

1 1/2 sticks butter, softened
2 eggs, divided
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
4 whole small lemons, with peel, washed, dried, and cut into very thin slices
powdered sugar for sprinkling

Preparation

1
Beat butter with one egg.
2
Add almond flour, sugar, all-purpose flour, and lemon juice, and mix with the mixer on the lowest setting.
3
Shape the dough into two rolls, about 2 inches each in diameter, and put in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
5
Slice each log into cookies, about 1/8 inch thick, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
6
Beat the second egg and brush the top of each cookie with it.
7
Place one lemon slice on top of each cookie.
8
Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 12-15 minutes.
9
If you like the tops of the cookies browned, put them under the broiler the last 5 minutes of baking.
10
Cool and optionally sprinkle with powdered sugar (optional).

 



About

Delicious lemon cookies made with butter, almond flour, caster sugar, and topped with a slice of a lemon.

Yield:

36

Added:

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 1:57pm

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