Makes about 10 dozen cookies
|3||cups all-purpose flour|
|1||teaspoon baking powder|
|1||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1/2||teaspoon ground ginger|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cloves|
|1-1/2||cups (3 sticks) butter, softened|
|2||teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel|
- Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in medium bowl.
- Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs and lemon peel; beat until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix just until blended.
- Grease cookie sheets. Divide dough into four equal pieces; shape each piece into 3/4-inch-thick rope about 12 inches long. Place ropes on prepared cookie sheets. Freeze about 30 minutes or until firm.
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut frozen ropes into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
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