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Lemon Cinnamon Cookies

Lemon Cinnamon Cookies Recipe

Unique taste

Ingredients

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

Method

In a very large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, 2 cups sugar, cinnamon,

baking

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

1/8-inch

thickness. Cut into shapes with 2- or 3-inch cookie cutters. Place cutouts on

ungreased

cookie sheets.
Combine egg white and water; brush over tops of cookies. Sprinkle

cookies

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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