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Lemon Cinnamon Cookies

Lemon Cinnamon Cookies Recipe

Unique taste


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


thickness. 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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