These tasting cookies are fantastic, and so easy to make!
(psst. – they only contain 5 ingredients!)
– and they can easily be used as a sweet and personal hostess gift for Valentines Day ;o)
Sweet Lemon Cookies – for my Valentine
INGREDIENTS: (makes about 40)
1 1/4 cup of icing sugar
grains of 1 vanilla pod
1 organic lemon
2 cups of flour
2 sticks of butter (8 oz)
Mix the grains from the vanilla with the icing sugar. Grate the lemon peel fine. Put all ingredients in a food processor and mix into a soft dough.
Cover and place it in the refrigerator for 1 hour or longer.
Heat the oven to 360 ° Farenheit.
On a silicone surface, roll the dough gently into a 1/8 inch-sheet.
Using a cookie cutter, cut shapes out of the dough. Collect scraps, combine and re-roll excess dough.
Place the cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes, until golden.
Cool on a wire rack and decorate.
Icing for decoration:
1 cup of Icing sugar
2-3 spoonful of lemon juice
red food color
Mix icing sugar with lemon juice – add more icing sugar or lemon if needed.