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Lemon Butter Flutes

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Lemon Butter Flutes
  • Prep Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 48
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Lemon flavor complements rich butter cookies made with powdered sugar. They're a lovely addition to holiday cookie trays.

Ingredients

Cookies

1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
egg
2 1/2
cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
1/4
teaspoon salt

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 5 teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons powdered sugar

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and salt until well mixed. Fill cookie press with dough. Using the cookie press and bar plate, press a long ribbon of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Score the cookie dough at 2 1/4-inch intervals.
  • 2 Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown. Cut cookies at score lines with sharp knife. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons powdered sugar.
Tips  

Substitute lime peel and lime juice for the lemon peel and juice.

The lemon glaze can be replaced with a chocolate drizzle. Melt milk chocolate chips and drizzle over cookies. Let stand until chocolate is set.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
35
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
(
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
6g
)
Protein
0g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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