Lemon Kiss Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 ½ cups butter, softened
<br>- ¾ cup white sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon lemon extract
<br>- 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 ½ cups chopped almonds
<br>- 60  milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped
<br>- ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
<br>- 3 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate
<br>- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In large bowl, beat butter, 3/4 cup sugar and lemon extract until light and fluffy.  Add flour and almonds; beat at low speed until well blended.  Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
<br>step 3: Shape scant tablespoons dough around each kiss, covering completely.  Roll in hands to form ball.  Place on ungreased baking sheet.  Bake for 8-12 minutes until set and bottom edges are light golden brown.  Cool 1 minute; remove to rack and cool completely.   Sprinkle cookies with confectioners'  sugar.
<br>step 4: In small pan, melt chocolate squares and stir in oil until smooth.  Drizzle over each cookie.
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Ingredients
- 1 ½ cups butter, softened
- ¾ cup white sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon extract
- 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups chopped almonds
- 60 milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped
- ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
- 3 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Directions
step 1: In large bowl, beat butter, 3/4 cup sugar and lemon extract until light and fluffy. Add flour and almonds; beat at low speed until well blended. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
step 2: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 3: Shape scant tablespoons dough around each kiss, covering completely. Roll in hands to form ball. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 8-12 minutes until set and bottom edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove to rack and cool completely. Sprinkle cookies with confectioners' sugar.
step 4: In small pan, melt chocolate squares and stir in oil until smooth. Drizzle over each cookie.

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