Sunday, June 22, 2008

Lemon Butter Cookies

-Shelly Hawkins/ Mom Roberts

1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2/3 cup cornstarch
1 c. flour

Frosting: (Half this recipe is plenty)
1/2 cup butter, melted
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
Zest of 2 lemons
1/2 tsp. lemon extract (Mom didn't include)
4 cups powdered sugar

Optional: Sprinkle frosted cookies with crushed lemon candy - suggested Lemonheads.

Cream butter and sugar. Stir in cornstarch and flour. Drop by teaspoonful on a cookie sheet. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes. Cool. Combine frosting ingredients. Spread on cooled cookies. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.

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