Lemon-Glazed Sugar Cookies

recipe
These delicate lemon cookies are perfect for a bridal luncheon, afternoon snack, or after-dinner treat.

Yield:

21 servings (serving size: 1 cookie)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 large egg yolk
3/4 teaspoon grated orange rind
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
Cooking spray
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 3/4 teaspoons water
3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons pastel-colored sugar sprinkles

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Beat first 5 ingredients with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Add flour and milk to sugar mixture, mixing well.

Shape dough into 21 (1-inch) balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.

Combine powdered sugar, water, and lemon juice. Spoon glaze in center of each cookie; sprinkle with sugar sprinkles.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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