Friday, August 1, 2008

Lemon Cookies

This summer I have been on a quest to recreate the lemon cookies that Ham & Goody's makes. They are so good! Well I think I have come as close as I possibly could. These things are wickedly, sinfully, delicious! I highly recommend them if you love the Ham & Goody's cookies! Oh my, I could seriously eat every single one of these, they are that good.

Iced Lemon Thins

3 cups unsifted flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup reconstituted lemon juice

Sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda together in large bowl. Beat butter and sugar together. Gradually add dry ingredients and lemon juice to the sugar mix. Chill dough 1hour. On floured surface roll dough out to 1/8 inch thickness and cut cookies out. Place on ungreased sheet and bake at 400, 7-9 minutes. OR after 1 hour of dough chilling, take dough out and make a log out of it (think store bought refrigerated cookie dough log). Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 2 hours, then just slice 1/8 inch wide slices and cook as above.

Once completely cooled glaze cookies with this:

1 1/4 cups confectioner sugar
2 TBLS lemon juice

mix together and ice cookies

*the recipe makes a lot more cookies than what I took a picture of!*


Anonymous said...

Just wanted to say thank you -- have been making these cookies from your recipe for a long time and they are always a hit. Ham & Goody's is a favorite of ours too. Thanks!