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Ingredients

1 stick butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg, lemon peel, lemon juice, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda and flour. Beat until completely blended.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 1-1/2 inches apart on baking sheet. Sprinkle with almonds.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool on sheet 1 minute then remove to a wire rack to cool. Makes 32 cookies.

Jenna Campbell
Cave City, Ariz.



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