Friday, June 26, 2009

When Life Give's You Lemons! Make Lemon Cookies!

There is something special about growing your own fruits or vegetables and then cooking with them.  We planted a Variegated Lemon Tree (it is a cross between a yellow lemon and a pink grapefruit) in the fall, and we now have lemons!

 Homemade lemon cookies!
Recipe for lemon cookies

 Cookie Ingredients:

2 1/ cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup softened butter
2 eggs
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons of cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Glaze ingredients:

2 1/2 cups powder sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup milk

Heat oven to 400
combine all cookie mix in large bowl. Drop by rounded teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6 - 8 minutes until edges are browned.
Mix glaze ingredients in small bowl. Frost warm cookies with glaze.

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