Lemon Blossom Spritz Cookies

Lemon Blossom Spritz Cookies
Recipe type: dessert
  • 1 C butter, softened
  • C granulated sugar
  • C packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ C all purpose flour
  • tsp baking soda
  • tsp salt
  • Frosting ingredients:
  • 1 ¼ C powdered sugar
  • tsp grated lemon peel
  • 2 to 4 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • tsp vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F 1. In large mixing bowl, combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Beat at low speed until soft dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap. Chill 1 to 2 hours or until firm. 2. Heat oven to 400°F. Place dough in cookie press. Using flower-patterned plate, press cookies 2” apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely. 3. In small mixing bowl, combine frosting ingredients. Beat at low speed of electric mixer until smooth. Spread frosting evenly on cookies. Let dry completely before storing.


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