Lemon cookie sandwiches

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Sugar
½ cup Butter or margarine; softened
2 \N Eggs; separated
1 tablespoon Water
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1½ cup All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
⅔ cup Nuts; finely chopped
\N \N Lemon filling:
1 cup Powdered sugar
2 teaspoons Butter or margarine; softened
1 teaspoon Lemon peel; grated
1½ tablespoon Lemon juice


Mix sugar, margarine, yolks, water and vanilla. Stir in flour, salt and soda. Divide dough into halves. Shape each half into roll 7x1-½". Wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut rolls into ⅛" slices. Place 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Beat egg whites slightly; stir in nuts. Spoon ½ teaspoon nut mixture onto half of the slices, leaving remaining slices plain. Bake until edges begin to brown, about 6 min. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool. Put cookies together in pairs with Lemon Filling: (beat all ingredients until smooth).

Place nut-topped cookies on top. About 4 dozen cookies.

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(Angela [lynn] Gilliland) on Apr 26, 1997

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