Giant Lemon Sugar Cookies

Giant Lemon Sugar Cookies

1-1/2 cups granulated sugar (first amount)
2-2/3 Tbsp lemon zest (1st amount)
1 cup butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda

Sift together, flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda; set aside.

Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla, lemon
juice and lemon zest.

Add flour mixture, one cup at a time, blending well after each addition,
until all the flour is incorporated.

Refrigerate dough for one hour

Preheat oven to 350º

Lemon Sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp lemon zest

Mix together thoroughly with a fork, at last minute, otherwise sugar will
get lumpy.

Scoop cookie batter into a level 1 Tbsp measuring spoon; roll dough with
your hands into a round ball; roll in Lemon-Sugar.

Place dough on lightly greased cookie sheet and press down lightly with the
bottom of a glass (I used the bottom of a metal 1-cup measuring cup) to
about 1/4" thick.

For a thinner cookie flatten again with the back of a fork until cookies are
about 1/8" thick. Repeat.

Bake at 350º 10-12 minutes, (I baked them 2/3 up in the oven). (don’t

Cool on paper-lined cake rack.

Makes about 4 dozen thin cookies about 3" in diameter