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Tart Lemon Dainties Recipe

Tart Lemon Dainties Recipe

4 dozen cookies



4 tablespoons margarine or butter, room temperature

1 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

3 tablespoons fat-free milk

2teaspoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt


Beat margarine, sugar, egg, milk, lemon juice and lemon zest in bowl until blended. Mix in combined flour, baking powder, and salt. Refrigerate until chilled, 2 to 3 hours.


Roll 1/2 the dough on floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness, cut into rounds or decorative shapes with 1 1/2-inch cutter. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 375 degrees until lightly browned, 7 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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