Lemony Sandwich Cookies

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Lemony Sandwich Cookies : sunny and lemony !

Lemony Sandwich Cookies : sunny and lemony !

Irresistible creamy Lemony Sandwich Cookies could be made using any cookie cutter you like the most. Since Easter is getting closer, I thought how nice it would be to make them egg shaped for a change …

I usually make the star or flower shaped for Christmas but it seems this one is appropriate for the season. To have the information as complete as possible, let me say these are two inches long.

Lemony Sandwich Cookies : sunny and lemony !
Of course, if you like the taste and I am quite sure you are going to, keep the recipe for any time of the year.

Once finished, children pick these ones, egg shaped, first from the table….

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Lemony Sandwich Cookies

Lemony Sandwich Cookies : sunny and lemony !
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemony Sandwich Cookies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 19 sandwich cookies

Ingredients

  • Dough ingredients:
  • 1 cup + 1 Tbsp cake flour
  • 5 Tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • Extra flour for the working surface
  • Filling ingredients:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature

Instructions

  1. On clean working surface, combine, using your hands, flour, icing sugar, vanilla extract, lemon zest, baking powder, salt, egg and butter. You will get soft and smooth dough.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  3. Cover baking pans with baking paper and leave aside.

  4. Flour the working surface and roll the dough to be 4 mm ( 0.16 inch ) thick and cut the shapes out ( 19 with and 19 without a hole ).
  5. Lay the cookies on the baking paper and bake for 9 – 10 minutes.
  6. Take them out and cool.
  7. For the filling, use small pot and slowly boil egg, egg yolk, sugar and vanilla extract. Stir constantly for 3 minutes until the filling becomes thick.

  8. Leave aside to cool completely.
  9. Add butter and combine to get smooth filling.
  10. To assemble the cookies, use one whole cookie and one with a hole. ½ tsp of filling is enough to assemble each sandwich cookie.

Lemony Sandwich Cookies : sunny and lemony !

 

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