Lemon Cookie Sandwiches

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Title: Lemon Cookie Sandwiches
Yield: 48 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Bakery

Ingredients:

1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Butter or margarine;
-softened
2 Eggs; separated
1 tb Water
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Baking soda
2/3 c Nuts; finely chopped
Lemon filling:
1 c Powdered sugar
2 ts Butter or margarine;
-softened
1 ts Lemon peel; grated
1 1/2 tb Lemon juice


Recipe by: CHRISTMAS COOKBOOK
Mix sugar, margarine, yolks, water and vanilla. Stir in flour, salt and
soda. Divide dough into halves. Shape each half into roll 7x1-1/2". Wrap
and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut rolls into
1/8" slices. Place 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Beat egg whites
slightly; stir in nuts. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon nut mixture onto half of the
slices, leaving remaining slices plain. Bake until edges begin to brown,
about 6 min. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool. Put cookies
together in pairs with Lemon Filling: (beat all ingredients until smooth).
Place nut-topped cookies on top. About 4 dozen cookies.

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by novmom@juno.com
(Angela [lynn] Gilliland) on Apr 26, 1997