Lemon Butter Flutes

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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