Lemon Butter Flutes

Lemon Butter Flutes

Lemon flavor complements rich butter cookies made with powdered sugar. They're a lovely addition to holiday cookie trays.

Prep Time

1:15

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Total Time

1:15

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Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

Cookies
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
egg
2 1/2
cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
Glaze
1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 5 teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and salt until well mixed. Fill cookie press with dough. Using the cookie press and bar plate, press a long ribbon of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Score the cookie dough at 2 1/4-inch intervals.
  2. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown. Cut cookies at score lines with sharp knife. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  3. In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons powdered sugar.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Substitute lime peel and lime juice for the lemon peel and juice.
The lemon glaze can be replaced with a chocolate drizzle. Melt milk chocolate chips and drizzle over cookies. Let stand until chocolate is set.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.