Lemon Decorator Cookies

Light, crispy lemon cookies are perfect for snacking! They’re fun to make, too, using your own creative carrot cookie press.

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 9 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Large carrots
Additional sugar

  • 1 Mix butter and cream cheese in large bowl. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and the lemon peel. Gradually stir in flour. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Make Carrot Press.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten to about 1/4-inch thickness with Carrot Press dipped in sugar. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.<BR> <BR> Carrot Press:<BR> <BR> Cut 1 1/2-inch-diameter carrot into 2-inch lengths. Cut decorative design about 1/8 inch deep in cut end of carrot, using a small, sharp knife, the tip of a vegetable peeler or another small, sharp kitchen tool.

Expert Tips

Pressing balls of dough with the smooth bottom of a drinking glass can be used to smooth over the cookie pressing process.

Make it easy! Fun cookie presses are available at most stores that carry baking supplies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
35 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
25 mg
25 %;
Total Carbohydrate
5 g
5 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.