Lemon Butter Flutes

Lemon flavor complements rich butter cookies made with powdered sugar. They're a lovely addition to holiday cookie trays.

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
egg
2 1/2
cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
1/4
teaspoon salt

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 5 teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons powdered sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and salt until well mixed. Fill cookie press with dough. Using the cookie press and bar plate, press a long ribbon of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Score the cookie dough at 2 1/4-inch intervals.
  • 2 Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown. Cut cookies at score lines with sharp knife. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons powdered sugar.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and salt until well mixed. Fill cookie press with dough. Using the cookie press and bar plate, press a long ribbon of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Score the cookie dough at 2 1/4-inch intervals.
  • 2 Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown. Cut cookies at score lines with sharp knife. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons powdered sugar.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute lime peel and lime juice for the lemon peel and juice.

The lemon glaze can be replaced with a chocolate drizzle. Melt milk chocolate chips and drizzle over cookies. Let stand until chocolate is set.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.