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Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies contributed by, Will from The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies





2/3 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 egg

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon poppy seed


1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons lemon juice


Preheat oven to 350˚.

For cookies,beat granulated sugar and butter in large bowl of electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Beat in egg and lemon peel. combine flour, baking soda and;gradually add to butter mixture. Beat in poppy seeds on low speed.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand on cookie sheets 1 minute;transfer to wire racks and cool completely.

For glaze, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in small bowl; mix well. Drizzle glaze over cookies; let stand until glaze is set, about 20 minutes.


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