*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Lemon Refrigerator Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Marie Tehas (adapted)
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
                 Refrigerator Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter
    2 1/2  cups          sugar
    2                    eggs -- beaten
    1      tablespoon    lemon rind -- grated
    2      tablespoons   lemon juice
    3 1/2  cups          flour
    1      tablespoon    baking powder
    1 3/4  cups          coconut
 
 Beat butter until soft and gradually add the sugar. Blend until creamy. Beat in
  eggs, lemon rind and juice; stir in coconut. Mix together flour, baking powder
  and salt. Stir this into butter mixture; mix well.
 
 Form the dough into a 2 roll on a piece of foil or waxed paper in which you ca
 n wrap it securely. Chill the dough for 4-12 hours. 
 
 Slice cookies approximately 1/4 inch thick and place on cookie sheet. Bake at 4
 00° for 8-10 minutes. Or drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet and bake.
 
 Makes 5 dozen.
 
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 NOTES : Adapted from recipe for Butterscotch Refrigerator Cookes from Tim Green
 (TimGreen@ix.netcom.com)