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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:

1-5 of 11 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker  Dec 15, 2009
Would make this again.
awsome!!!!! 5 stars

  mykeria  Dec 2, 2009
Would make this again.
love the recipe 5 stars

  A cookie baker in AU  Sep 9, 2008
Would make this again.
This is suck 1 star

  Jane in Singapore  May 6, 2008
Would make this again.
Would make it again Love the recipe. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Panama  Dec 2, 2006
Would make this again.
I LOVE the recpe, I would LOVE to make it again. 5 stars

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