Lemon Butter Cookies
DATE: Friday, December 14th, 2007
Ingredients1 c butter (no substitutes) softened
2 c sugar
2 eggs, beaten
Â¼ c milk
2 tsp lemon extract
Â½ tsp salt
4 Â½ c flour
2 tsp baking powder
Â¼ tsp baking soda
colored sugar, optional
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Add eggs, milk and extract.
Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Cover and chill for 2 hours.
Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with cookie cutter dipped in flour.
Place 2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes or until the edges just begin to brown.
Yield about 7 dozen.
They can also be decorated with an icing glaze when cooled.