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Italian Lemon Drop Cookies

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Prep Time:
20 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
3 1/2 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
20 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
3 1/2 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • Cookies
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 C. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsps. Spice Islands® Pure Lemon Extract
  • Frosting
  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 1/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 C. warm milk
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Lemon Extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 375ºF. Coat baking sheet lightly with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Add shortening. Beat with electric mixer on low speed until shortening is completely blended into flour mixture. Add milk, egg and lemon extract, mixing just until blended.
  2. ROLL dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1-inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on baking sheet on wire rack.
  3. For frosting, BEAT powdered sugar, shortening, 2 Tbsp. warm milk and lemon extract in medium bowl with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat in additional warm milk, a little at a time, until desired consistency. Spread on top of cookies.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 cookie)

  • Calories 140
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 70mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 21g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet