Lemon Dainties

Course : Desserts
Serves: 1
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1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 medium Juice of 1 lemon
1 medium Rind of 1 lemon
2 cups sifted flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly. Add egg, lemon juice and rind. Beat well. Add sifted sifted together dry ingredients. Mix well. Shape into 2 rolls 1 to 1 and 1/2" diameter and wrap in plastic. Chill at least 1 hour. Slice into 1/4" slices working fast as they tend to warm up and lose the round shape. Bake - 3501/4 about 10 minutes on lightly greased sheets. Bottoms will lightly brown, but tops won't brown. These cookie don't spread. Cool on racks and decorate with a lemon icing if desired. About 4 dozen. These can be made as a drop cookie without chilling. This way is best when using lemon chips in the dough instead of icing the


Nutritional Information:

2585 Calories (kcal); 109g Total Fat; (37% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 377g Carbohydrate; 187mg Cholesterol; 816mg Sodium

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