Lemon Cookies

Today I made Lemon Cookies!

1/2C butter, 1C sugar, 1 egg, 2T lemon juice, 2t lemon zest. 2C flour, 1t baking powder, 1/8t salt

[I tripled the recipe.]

Grease cookie sheets.

Lemon Cookies

Beat butter and sugar till well blended. Add egg, juice and zest. Blend well.

Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients. Add to butter mixture. Blend well. Shape dough into 2 logs, each 1 1/2″ in diameter and 6 1/2″ long. Wrap each in plastic. Chill 2-3 hours or more. Preheat oven to 350F. Cut logs into 1/4″ thick slices. Place 1″ apart on sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on wire rack. Store airtight.

Lemon Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

Today I made Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles!

1C butter, 1C crunchy peanut butter, 2 eggs, 4C flour, 2t baking powder, 1t salt, 1C packed brown sugar, 1C sugar, 2C chocolate chips, 1t cinnamon

Preheat oven to 325F. Cream butter with peanut butter.

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles

Save 4T sugar for rolling. Blend in sugars. Then eggs.

Snickerdoodles

In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients except for cinnamon. Add to butter mixture.

Snickerdoodles

Stir in chocolate chips. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Mix 4T sugar and cinnamon. Roll balls in mixture.

Snickerdoodles

Bake for 15-17 minutes. Cool completely before removing from sheets.

Snickerdoodles