Lemon Butter Cookies

Southern Living
8 dozen


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2 cups butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind (optional)


Beat butter until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating well. Add flour, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in extract and, if desired, rind.

Form dough into desired shapes using a cookie press, and place onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

Bake at 325° for 12 to 15 minutes per batch. Cool on wire racks.

Created date

December 2001