Soft Lemon Drops

Source: 
http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/340/soft-lemon-drops
Time: 
60 min
Prep Time: 
Serves: 
36
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 Land O Lakes® Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
Directions: 
  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add sour cream, eggs, lemon zest and lemon extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
  • Combine powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Frost cooled cookies with glaze.
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