Light and flakey, these Lemon Meltaway Cookies are delicious. Made with 5 simple ingredients. Perfect for a wedding, shower or party…or to enjoy all alone.
Cream together butter and sugar.
Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Roll Cookies into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet (or parchment paper).
Bake at 350 for 9 minutes.
Remove from oven and press down and flatten the cookie with a glass.
Place back in oven for 1-2 minutes.
Cookies are done when top starts to crack. Edges may be slightly browned.
Let cool completely.
Make the icing. Place about a cup of powdered sugar in a bowl, slowly add some lemon juice until you have the consistency you want.
Add food coloring if desired.
Gently spoon frosting onto cookies with the back of a spoon…these cookies are very delicate and a little crumbly so handle with care.
Sprinkle with lemon zest if desired.