Self Magazines Lemon CrispsSubmitted by: KPHILDE
IntroductionHealthy Holiday Cookie Healthy Holiday Cookie
1 1/2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
2 small lemons
5 tbsp. butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar, plus additional for dusting
1 large egg, separated
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
2 sheets parchment paper
Grate zest from 1 lemon directly over another mixing bowl.
Squeeze 3 tbsp. lemon juice into a third bowl; set aside.
Add butter to lemon zest and beat with an electric mixer on medium until combined.
Add sugar a little at a time; beat 1 minute.
Add yolk (cover egg white with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use) and half the flour mixture; beat on low until just combined.
Add lemon juice, vanilla and remaining flour mixture.
Beat until just combined
Form dough into a log about 8 inches long and 2 incles in diameter.
Cover tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate 3 hours
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
Cut dough into 40 thin rounds and place on baking sheets
whisk egg white with 1/4 tsp. water, brush on top of cookies
Dust each with a bit of sugar
Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden
Let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes
Transfer to wire rack to cool completely
Number of Servings: 40
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KPHILDE.