Glazed Lemon Wedges

The unique shape of these citrus-flavored treats makes for a pretty presentation.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1
box butter recipe yellow cake mix with pudding
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
1
egg

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons lemon juice

Garnish

Grated lemon peel, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottoms and sides of two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray with flour, or line with foil.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter, 2 tablespoons lemon peel and the egg with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Beat on medium speed until dough forms. Press half of dough in each pan.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 23 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Spoon glaze over warm shortbread; spread to edges of pans. Cool completely, about 50 minutes. Garnish with lemon peel. Cut each shortbread into 12 wedges. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottoms and sides of two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray with flour, or line with foil.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter, 2 tablespoons lemon peel and the egg with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Beat on medium speed until dough forms. Press half of dough in each pan.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 23 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Spoon glaze over warm shortbread; spread to edges of pans. Cool completely, about 50 minutes. Garnish with lemon peel. Cut each shortbread into 12 wedges. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Garnish with grated lemon peel or lemon peel strips.

When grating lemon peel, be sure to grate only the yellow part of the skin. The white part, or pith, is very bitter.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie Wedge
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.