Lemon Glazed Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs) (500 Milliliter)
 All vegetable shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
 Egg yolks2
 Softened butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
 Light cream1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Icing sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon (30 Milliliter)
 Hot water1 Tablespoon (15 Milliliter)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Grated orange rind1 Tablespoon (from 1 fruit)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3765 Calories from Fat 1637

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g285.6%

Saturated Fat 74.8 g374%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 580.9 mg

Sodium 317 mg13.2%

Total Carbohydrates 502 g167.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g38%

Sugars 298.8 g

Protein 33 g66.9%

Vitamin A 54.7% Vitamin C 58%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 71.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
Place flour, salt, shortening, nutmeg, granulated sugar and orange rind in bowl.
Add egg yolks and butter; incorporate well with pastry blender.
Add cream and pinch dough to incorporate.
Roll on floured surface until about 1/4 inch (0.65 cm) thick.
Dust with more flour if needed.
Using assorted cookie cutters, cut shapes and place on buttered cookie sheet.
Bake 12 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients together for glaze.
As soon as cookies are done, brush tops with lemon glaze.