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1 pound unsweetened butter, softened
1 cup sugar
6 egg yolks
1 tablespoon vanilla
5 cups all-purpose flour
zest of 2 lemons
1 egg

Preheat oven to 325F. Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg yolks, vanilla, and lemon zest and mix well. Gradually add flour while stirring. Chill. Roll out 1/4" thick and cut in shapes desired. Beat remaining egg, brush each cookie with beaten egg. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 24 minutes or until lightly golden.

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Reviews of Mailanderli:

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  A cookie baker in Wisconsin  Feb 27, 2003
Would make this again.
I love these cookies! If you like these, also look at the Basler Lekerli! THEY ROCK! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Florida  Dec 10, 2002
Would make this again.
These cookies are the BOMB!!! I loved them. I was kinda of tired of the traditional sugar cookies and I wanted to do something different. These cookies are perfect with Royal icing. I added a bit more lemon zest...suberb. 5 stars

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