These cookies take a little extra effort, but they are SO worth it! The little crunch of crushed lemon drops makes them taste very special. Recipe from Andrea...
Mix in a large bowl:
1 1/2 cups shortening (can sub. butter)
2 cups sugar
1 tsp. lemon extract
1 tsp. lemon zest
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
4 cups flour
1 (6 oz.) pkg. lemon drops, crushed with a hammer
Roll into balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350° F. Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes, then brush with glaze. Remove immediately to cooling rack. Makes 6 dozen cookies.
1 cup powdered sugar
Juice of 1 lemon (or use Minute Maid frozen lemon juice, thawed)