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Lemon Cinnamon Cookies


Makes about 60

4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons pulverized baking ammonia (sold at pharmacies)
OR 1 teaspoon cream of tartar mixed with 1 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter
3 beaten eggs
2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
Pearl (coarse) sugar or regular sugar
4 oz semisweet chocolate pieces, melted

In a very large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, 2 cups sugar, cinnamon, baking ammonia and salt. Cut in butter till mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add eggs and lemon peel; mix well to form a dough. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into shapes with 2- or 3-inch cookie cutters. Place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheets. Combine egg white and water; brush over tops of cookies. Sprinkle cookies with sugar. Bake in a 375 oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till golden. Remove to wire rack to cool. Drizzle with melted chocolate.

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Reviews of Lemon Cinnamon Cookies:

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  xueli(: in singapore  Sep 27, 2006
Would make this again.
the taste of the cookies was very nice. my friend all like it very much.i very please to have saw this recipes and baked it. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 6, 2004
Would not make this again.
BAD 2 stars

  Melinda in Hawaii  Dec 23, 2003
Would make this again.
These are very good cookies! Not too sweet, but a great flavor. I didn't bother with the chocolate drizzle or decorative sugar because the flavor of the cookie is all you need for a treat. 5 stars

  Nunya in Missouri  Dec 13, 2003
Would make this again.
I really liked the recipe it was great at first all I made was chocolate-chip now I have a new favorite 5 stars

  Tsura in Bulgaria  Nov 26, 2003
Would make this again.
Excellent cookies!!! And I mean it!!! So crunchy and fine... Actually that dough makes a lot - like 140-150!!! But I can assure that if u make them, they will all be gone in a couple of days! You bet! :) 5 stars

  Lauren Robertson in Michigan  Dec 13, 2002
Would make this again.
Yum, Yum, Yum!!!!!!!!!! These cookies are wonderful! Satisfies your taste buds! 5 stars

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