Lemon Crisps

Do you love lemon cookies? Then you'll love these. Made with both lemon juice and lemon zest and two kinds of sugar these cookies are buttery delicious.

Yield

6 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 large egg
2 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F (191°C).

In a large mixing bowl, combine sugars, butter and shortening. Beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add egg, grated lemon peel, lemon juice. Mix until blended. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until blended. If dough is too stiff, add 1 to 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. If dough is not stiff enough, add small amounts of flour or chill.

Fit a cookie press with the desired template and fill with dough. Press out cookies 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake fpr 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 2 minutes on wire cooling rack. Remove from baking sheet and continue to cool on wire cooling rack.

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