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Lemon Sugar Cookies

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Lemon Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

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3- 1/2 Cup Flour
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1 tsp Baking Powder
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1½ cup Softened Butter, use the real thing
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1 cup Sugar
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1 pkg Lemon Pie Filling Mix, the kind that needs sugar added
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1 Egg
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1 tsp Vanilla

Directions:

1.

Preheat oven to 375 F

2.

Mix together the flour and baking powder and set aside.

3.

Beat the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl and add the Lemon Pie Filling Mix.

4.

Add the egg and Vanilla and beat until combined.

5.

Add the dry ingredients and stir until combined.

6.

Chill the dough one hour at least.

7.

Roll the dough out on a pastry mat using a bit of flour to sprinkle on the counter.

8.

Using a pastry wheel with a scalloped edge. .measure and mark your dough at equal intervals and then cut the dough into squares or rectangles.

9.

Sprinkle. .colored sugar or sprinkles over the dough and carefully place the cookie rectangles on a cookie sheet that is parchment paper lined.

10.

Bake 8 - 10 mintues or until golden browned.

11.

Remove to wire racks and drizzle with a simple sugar icing. Let dry and then store in a airtight container in the freezer.

These cookies will make a perfect little stack to wrap in cellophane to give as hostess gifts.