Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

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Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

YIELD Makes about 2 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS

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 seeds
Glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 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 salt; gradually add to butter mixture. Beat in poppy seeds on low speed.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
This recipe appears in: European

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