Happy Heart Lemon Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 2 dozen
 
A delicate lemon cookie made into a heart shape then topped with a lemon glaze and fun sprinkles!
Ingredients
For the cookies:
  • 12 T. butter, softened
  • ⅔ c. powdered sugar
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1 t. lemon zest
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1½ c. flour
For the glaze:
  • ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrres.
  2. In a large bowl combine the butter and powdered sugar. Mix until smooth.
  3. Add in the lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla and mix well.
  4. Stir in the flour until a soft dough forms. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the dough from the refrigerator. Sprinkle a surface with powdered sugar and roll to ¼ inch thickness. Cut out into heart shapes. Roll the dough again and cut out more heart shapes.
  6. Place the heart shaped cookies onto a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and allow to cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Cool completely.
  8. Meanwhile, combine the powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  9. Spread a teaspoon of glaze on top of each cookie and immediately sprinkle with the sprinkles. Allow the glaze to set for 15 minutes before eating or storing.
Notes
Recipe adapted from Love Foodies
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/happy-heart-lemon-cookies/