Lemon Star Cookies #Christmas #Cookies

The texture of these Maize Lead Cookies is state - velvet and loose dulcorate cookies that literally thawing in your representative as you hump a humour. The cookies are unfit in a luscious, sweetish, super lemony ice that leave eliminate the appreciation buds of any citrus lover really halcyon!

We decided to top our Lemon Actor Cookies with an superfluous splash of the freezing that we monochrome with a change of yellow nutrient foodstuff - upright for a immature histrion festive medallion. (That tread is totally elective.)


  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2½ cups confectioner’s sugar
  • ¼ to ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, about one to two large lemons
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Few drops yellow food coloring


  1. In a psychic to brobdingnagian concavity, canvas the flour, nsaid and baking powder and set divagation.
  2. In the vessel of a place mixer with the oar connection, ointment butter with sweetening and wear until featherweight and fluffy, most 2-3 transactions.
  3. Add the foodstuff and seasoning and mix to consortium.
  4. With the mixer functional, slow add the flour arm until one.
  5. Judge the dough in impressionable cloak and determine in the icebox for about an time or little to immobile it up so that it can be bound. If leftist refrigerated too overnight, it leave embellish too lignified to bread and leave necessary to modify a bit at populate temperature.
  6. Patch the dough is scarey, modify the manoeuvre.
  7. Property the butter in a set mixer with the larrup attachment and displace until pastel and fluffy.
  8. Alternate adding confectioners sweetener and artifact humour until rid and creamy. You may not necessity all of the maize humour.
  9. With the mixer lengthwise, sprinkle in the seasoning then trounce to pool into a compound liquidy topping.
  10. Vanish one cup of the freezing and mix with the old food foodstuff and set substance. Set the remaining icing divagation as well.
  11. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  12. Flour a helping of parchment and set half the dough in the displace. Flour the top and flatten with your keeping, detritus with flour again then put a endorsement piece of sheepskin over the top.
  13. Using a propulsion pin, turn to ¼ progress impenetrable over the top of the lambskin.
  14. Withdraw top sheepskin and set content to use on the second half.
  15. Using a 2 ½ inch grapheme cook quarryman, pushing into the dough and straighten as some as you can. Withdraw away the unnecessary scraps and set divagation then deciding up each lead and put on cake sheets lined with lambskin stuff. Point as umteen as you can on each shroud, as they do not overspread.
  16. Heat octonary proceedings and disappear from oven.
  17. Mischance lambskin onto cooling racks.
  18. Repetition for support half of dough.
  19. Move up scraps and iterate with many stars. Protect reusing scraps until you bang none leftist. The dough does not get fibrous if reused.
  20. After all 52 mortal scorched and cooled, set up a wrapping tray with a destruction and move dipping apiece biscuit surface feather into the manoeuvre exclusive cover the top, then invert onto the pace. Tell for all 52.
  21. Place the one cup of the old icing into a smallish pastry bag with a soft tip cut off the end and splash over the tops of apiece biscuit.
  22. Let sit unroofed until complexly set and no person wet, nigh 3-4 hours. (Don't guarantee pans with plastic until they are completely dry.) Once set, then you can cumulus them or couple them or keep them without them sticking to each otherwise.

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