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Lemon Butter Cookies

Posted in : Cookies on by : Daphne


1 c Butter ( no substitutes)2 c Sugar2 Eggs; beaten1/4 c Milk2 ts Lemon extract1/2 ts Salt4 1/2 c All-purpose flour2 ts Baking powder1/4 ts Baking sodaColored sugar; optional


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, milk and extract. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8″ thickness. Cut with a 2″ cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 2″ apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-9 minutes or until the edges just begin to brown. Remove