Saturday, February 11, 2012

Nancy's Cookie Jar............................Lemmon Butter Spritz


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Colored sugar


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 1 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  • Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges.
Yield: about 12 dozen.

My cookie jar is always filled with home made cookies.  This is another one of my favorite recipes. 

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