Angel Whispers

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Recipe: Angel Whispers

Summary: These are lemony little sandwich cookies that just melt in your mouth. Have a few with a tall glass of iced tea.

Ingredients

    • 1 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 2/3 cup white sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
    • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and confectioners’ sugar until light. Stir in the lemon peel, flour and salt. Cover bowl, and chill for about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Flatten teaspoons of dough onto cookie sheets, and bake for 5 to 8 minutes, until light brown. Remove from baking sheets to cool on racks.
  4. To make the filling, combine the beaten egg, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and butter in the top of a double boiler. Stir until thick. Sandwich cookies with 1 teaspoon of filling.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 8 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 24

 

Recipe and Photo courtesy of: Allrecipes.com

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