Lady Bird Johnson's Lemon Cookies

50
Servings
1d
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
1d 15m
Ready In

Recipe: #35914

November 01, 2020



"Gadsden AL Times newspaper, April 12, 1964 It called for zest of 1 lemon"

Original recipe yields 50 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (15.4 g)
  • Calories 51.9
  • Total Fat - 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 23 mg
  • Sodium - 53.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 4 g
  • Protein - 1.1 g
  • Calcium - 11.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Blend together butter and sugar.

Step 2

Stir in egg and cream.

Step 3

Stir in lemon zest and flavoring.

Step 4

Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder

Step 5

And add to sugar mixture

Step 6

Mix well.

Step 7

Chill cookie dough 2 to 3 hours, or even better chilled overnight.

Step 8

WHEN READY TO BAKE:

Step 9

Roll out very thin and cut with Texas shaped cookie cutter.

Step 10

Bake 8 to 10 minutes in a 375 degree F oven.

Tips & Variations


  • Texas shape cookie cutter

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