Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Lemonade Cookies


Lemonade Cookies

Makes: 4 dozen cookies
Cooking Time: 15 min
Ingredients
• 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
• 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
• 2 eggs
• 3 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1 (6 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed, divided
• 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs, beating well. In another large bowl, combine flour and baking soda and add alternately with 1/2 cup of lemonade concentrate into egg mixture. Stir in lemon peel.

3. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are light brown.

4. Remove from oven and brush hot cookies lightly with remaining lemonade concentrate. Sprinkle cookies with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar.

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