Lemon Meltaways Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ¾ cup butter, softened
<br>- ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
<br>- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
<br>- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
<br>- ½ cup cornstarch
<br>- ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
<br>- ¼ cup butter, softened
<br>- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
<br>- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Combine the flour and corn starch, and blend into the lemon mixture to form a soft dough. Divide dough in half, roll each half into a log about 8 inches long and 1 inch in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut each roll into 1/4 inch slices and place onto the cookie sheet.
<br>step 3: Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes, or until set. Cool completely before frosting.
<br>step 4: In a small bowl, blend together 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest with an electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies and allow to dry before serving or storing.
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Ingredients
- ¾ cup butter, softened
- ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ cup cornstarch
- ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
- ¼ cup butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Directions
step 1: In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Combine the flour and corn starch, and blend into the lemon mixture to form a soft dough. Divide dough in half, roll each half into a log about 8 inches long and 1 inch in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.
step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut each roll into 1/4 inch slices and place onto the cookie sheet.
step 3: Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes, or until set. Cool completely before frosting.
step 4: In a small bowl, blend together 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest with an electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies and allow to dry before serving or storing.

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