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Lemon Cinnamon Cookies

Lemon Cinnamon Cookies Recipe

Lemon and spice is very nice


4 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons pulverized baking ammonia (sold at pharmacies)

OR 1 teaspoon cream of tartar mixed with 1 tsp baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup unsalted butter

3 beaten eggs

2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel

1 egg white

1 tablespoon water

Pearl (coarse) sugar or regular sugar

4 oz semisweet chocolate pieces, melted


In a very large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, 2 cups sugar, cinnamon,
ammonia and salt.
Cut in butter till mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add
eggs and
lemon peel; mix well to form a dough.
On a floured surface, roll out dough to
Cut into shapes with 2- or 3-inch cookie cutters. Place cutouts on
cookie sheets.
Combine egg white and water; brush over tops of cookies. Sprinkle
with sugar.
Bake in a 375° oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till golden. Remove
to wire rack to
cool. Drizzle with melted chocolate.
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