Lemon Cookies



2 Sticks Butter, softened

1 Cup Powdered sugar

1 Tablespoon Lemon zest, grated

1 1/2 Tablespoons Lemon juice

2 Cups Flour

3/4 Teaspoon Salt


1/2 Cup and 2 Tablespoons Powdered sugar

1 Tablespoon Lemon juice

1 Tablespoon Butter, softened

Grated Lemon zest, for garnish


For the cookies:
Preheat oven to 350 and put racks in the upper and lower third.
Mix butter and sugar for 2 minutes.
Mix in zest and juice, then flour and salt.

To make the Cookies:
Roll half the dough into 1" balls.
Arrange 1" apart on 2 baking sheets Flatten balls into cookies.
Bake 6 minutes, switch baking sheets top to bottom.
Then Bake 6 minutes more.
Cool cookies on baking sheets, 2 minutes.
Transfer to a rack and cool completely.
Cool baking sheets, then repeat with remaining dough.

To make Frosting:
Mix sugar, juice and butter until smooth.

To Frost:
Spread frosting on cooled cookies and garnish with zest.
Let stand 15 minutes.
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