Lemon Shortbread Cookies


For the Cookies

1 cup butter, (softened)

1 cup powdered sugar

2 Tbs lemon juice (fresh)

1 pinch of salt

2 & 1/2 cups Flour

For the Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

1 1/2 Tbs lemon juice (fresh)

1/2 tbs milk

For the Cookies

Preheat your oven to 375

Mix together butter, powdered sugar and lemon juice.

Add salt and mix again.

Sift and add flour and mix.

Using your hands to form a ball.

Roll it out it is about 1/4 inch thick.

Use a round Cookie cutter to form cookies.

Transfer to a lined baking sheet.

Bake on an un-greased baking sheet for 6 minutes. (do not brown)

Let cool on pan 1 minute

Move to a cooling rack

For the Glaze

Mix all ingredients.

Glaze cookies by spooning glaze over the top

Then let cool until glaze firms up.

Sprinkle a little lemon zest on the tops. (optional)
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