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Lemon Dream Cookies

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 54 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 1 C butter softened
  • 1/3 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 2/3 C flour

Filling:

  • 2/3 C sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp.lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 ½ - 2 C powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Cream butter, powdered sugar, & vanilla.
  • Add flour & mix till smooth.
  • Roll out with powdered sugar about 1/4” thick.
  • Cut out with 1 ½” cookie cutter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool. (Because I rolled mine out a bit thinner I only baked them for 10 minutes)

For filling:

  • Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon peel, & salt. Stir in water, egg, lemon juice, and butter.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Cool.
  • Add powdered sugar.
  • Put a spoonful of filling on one cookie and top with another cookie.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.
  • Makes approx. 1 ½ - 2 dozen.