Lemon Melting Moments Cookies - A wonderful gentle lemon flavor with a melting sensation!
Lemon Melting Moments Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Servings: 3 1/2 dozen
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup or170 g butter
  • 1/2 cup or 60 g confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups or 190 g sifted All Purpose / plain flour
Instructions
  1. Place sieved flour and sieved confectioners’ sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add butter in 1 cm pieces (distribute evenly over the flour)
  3. Add water, lemon extract and vanilla extract
  4. Mix together very well using hands until the ingredients form a dough. You should be able to have a ‘clean’ mixing bowl with no crumbs.
  5. Cover with parchment & place in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up.
  6. Fill the cookie press half full and use a template of your choice, or roll out to 1 cm thick and use a cookie cutter. Place cookies on the UN GREASED baking tray about a hand width apart.
  7. Bake in preheated oven at 350F, 180C, Gas 4 for 10 minutes or until the edges just begin to slightly brown. (see photo)
  8. Remove from the oven, cool for 5 minutes on the baking tray then transfer to cooling rack