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Lemon Snowdrop Cookies

Prep:
0 min
Cooking:
0 min
Yields:
Lemon Snowdrop Cookies
Easy melt in your mouth cookies.

Ingredients

Lemon Butter Filling:
2/3 cup sugar
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 tbsp. lemon zest
3 tbsps. lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsps. softened butter
Cookies:
1 cup softened butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. lemon zest
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions

Filling: In a small saucepan, combine sugar, egg, lemon zest, lemon juice and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for about 10 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Set aside to cool.
Cookies: In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice, beating until combined.
Using a 1 tsp. measure, roll dough into balls.
Place on parchment lined baking sheets and flatten slightly.
Bake at 400 degrees for 6-8 minutes. Cool.
Spread half of cookies with filling. Top with remaining cookies. Roll in powdered sugar.