I have a thing for lemon. These are good.. like so good I wanted to eat the entire platter at my friends baby shower. Good thing the hostess was willing to pass along the recipe.
Lemon Spritz Cookies
(I didn't spritz, just scooped)
110 grams butter, room temperature
90 grams sugar
3 egg yolks
1/4 tsp lemon extract
zest of one lemon (I used meyer lemons)
180 grams flour
2 grams salt
Cream the butter, sugar, lemon zest and lemon extract together until well combined. Add the yolks and mix until combined. Add the flour and salt and mix.
Scoop tsp size balls onto baking sheet. Bake at 350 for about 12 minutes.
3/4 c powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 c butter
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
Cream butter and lemon zest on low setting with paddle attachment until blended. Slowly add powdered sugar until combined. Add lemon juice and mix until well combined.
Frost and stick two cookies together. Enjoy!