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       Title: Lemon Snowflake Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 30 servings
  
            ***cookies***
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
       1 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
       2 tb Milk
       1 ts Lemon zest; grated
     1/2 ts Lemon extract
       2 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Cream of tartar
     1/4 ts Salt
            ***royal icing***
   1 3/4 c  Confectioner’s sugar
       2 tb Warm water
       1 tb Meringue powder
     1/8 ts Lemon extract
  
   Recipe by: Sue Klapper
       For cookies, cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy. Add
   egg, milk, lemon zest, and lemon extract; beat until smooth. In a small
   bowl, combine remaining ingredients; add to creamed mixture and stir until
   a soft dough forms.  Wrpa in plastic wrap and chill 2 hours or until dough
   is firm.
       Preheat oven to 375.  On a lightly floured surface, use a floured
   rolling pin to roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Use a 3 inch diameter
   fluted edge cookie cutter ot cut out cookies. Transfer to a lightly greased
   baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are lightly
   browned.  Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
       For icing: beat confectioners sugar, water, meringue powder and lemon
   extract in a medium bowl with an electric mixer 7 to 10 minutes or until
   stiff. Spoon icing into a pastry bag fitted with a small round tip. Pipe
   snowflake design on each cookie. Allow icing to harden. Yield: about 2 -
   1/2 dozen cookies.
     Source:  The Spirit of Christmas Book 8
  
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