Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lemonade Cookies (1980)

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tspn baking soda
  • 1 6-oz can frozen lemonade concentrate (thawed)
Cream butter and sugar thoroughly.  Add eggs, and beat till light and fluffy.  Sift flour separately.  Then sift together flour and baking soda.  Add alternately to creamed mixture with 1/2 cup of the lemonade concentrate.

Scoop dough with teaspoon and drop 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake in 400 degree oven about 8 minutes (or until llightly browned around edges). 

Brush hot cookies lightly with remaining lemonade concentrate.  Sprinkle lightly with sugar and removed cookies to cooling rack.  Makes 4 dozen drop cookies.

(Origin - "Citrus Recipes - A Collection of Favorites from the Citrus Belt"  by Al Fischer and Mildred Fischer, Golden West Publishers, 1980)

More "Lost" Lemon Recipes
English Lemon Cheese (1939)
Lemon White-Wine Fish Sauce (1963)
Rum-Flambeed Lemon Mushrooms (1978)

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