Saturday, October 18, 2014

Lemon Slice Cookie Cupcakes

Lemon slice cookies on top of lemon blueberry cupcakes topped with white chocolate frosting.

Lemon Slice Cookies
1. cup softened butter
1. cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 tsp. salt
 1/4 tsp. yellow food coloring
1-2 tbsp. grated lemon rind.
1 1/2 cups sifted all purpose flour
yellow sanding sugar

heat oven to 375. mix butter, sugar, salt, food coloring, and lemon rind thoroughly. add flour and blend well. roll 1/4 inch thick on floured board. cut into 2 inch circles, then in half. sprinkle on sanding sugar. place on ungreased baking sheet. bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until set but not brown, cool. for the rind, roll rounded edge in a mixture of one egg white and one teaspoon water, then in sanding sugar. add thin line of icing (below) 1/4 of an inch of outside edge.
Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
To make icing: Blend one cup of sifted confectioners sugar, 1/4 of a teaspoon salt, and one tablespoon lemon juice. fill pastry bag and squeeze onto cookies. if icing is too thick add more juice or a little water.

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