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From Mail Box News Magazine, 1972

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 2 eggs
  cup oil
 2 tsp vanilla
 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  cup sugar
 2 cups flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp salt
Frosting
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
 Yellow food coloringif desired

1

Combine eggs, oil, vanilla, and grated lemon rind. Blend in sugar and beat until mixture thickens. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and add in 2 or 3 additions to the egg mixture. The dough will be soft.

2

Drop by tablespoonfuls on ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Gently press each cookie flat with the sugared bottom of a glass. Press with sugared glass two or three times if you want a thicker sugar crust.

3

Bake 8-10 minutes in a 400-degree oven. Remove from pan immediately and let cool before frosting.

Frosting
4

Mix together butter and powdered sugar until butter is incorporated. Add lemon juice and beat until proper consistency. If too thin, add more powdered sugar. If too thick, add extra lemon juice or milk. Add food coloring if desired.

Ingredients

 2 eggs
  cup oil
 2 tsp vanilla
 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  cup sugar
 2 cups flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp salt
Frosting
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
 Yellow food coloringif desired

Directions

1

Combine eggs, oil, vanilla, and grated lemon rind. Blend in sugar and beat until mixture thickens. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and add in 2 or 3 additions to the egg mixture. The dough will be soft.

2

Drop by tablespoonfuls on ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Gently press each cookie flat with the sugared bottom of a glass. Press with sugared glass two or three times if you want a thicker sugar crust.

3

Bake 8-10 minutes in a 400-degree oven. Remove from pan immediately and let cool before frosting.

Frosting
4

Mix together butter and powdered sugar until butter is incorporated. Add lemon juice and beat until proper consistency. If too thin, add more powdered sugar. If too thick, add extra lemon juice or milk. Add food coloring if desired.

Soft Lemon Sugar Cookies With Lemon Frosting

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