Creative Cooking Italian Recipe
Kira's Pictorial Lemon Cookies
This is my Italian cookie recipe made in March of 2013. I picked this recipe because I like desserts and wanted a fresh recipe to celebrate the oncoming season. The pictures below display the technique of creating these delicious cookies!
The Yield is 48 cookies.
Each person in our cooking group got about 8 cookies after giving away half of them
The Special Equipment
- Micro plane
- Parchment Paper
- 2 Baking Sheets
- 3 1/2 Cups of Flour
- 2 1/2 Teaspoons of Baking Powder
- 3 Large Eggs
- 1/2 Cups of Sugar
- 1/2 Cups of Whole Milk
- 4 Ounces of Butter (Softened)
- 1 Lemon (for Zest)
- 2 Teaspoons
- 2 Cups of Powdered Sugar
- 2 Tablespoons of Orange Juice
- 2 Tablespoons of Heavy Cream
- 1/8 Orange Extract
Line Each Baking Sheet with Parchment Paper
Beat Everything With Mixer Now. Use the Basic Mixer Attatchment
Beat Ingredients Together until it is a Sticky Dough
Flour a Cutting Board to Roll Dough
Divide into 6 Sections
Put Each Section into Your Hands and Roll Until it is in a Rope Shape
Each rope should be 1/2 inch wide.
While the Cookies are Baking, it is Time to make the Icing
Once Cookies are Done, Take Them Out and Put on a Cooling Rack
Once Slightly Warm, Dip Cookies Halfway into Icing
Add Sprinkles to the Top of the Cookies
The Finished Product
The Comments about the Recipe
The only changes made were that the icing recipe called for two little liquid so heavy cream and more orange juice were added. Orange Extract was added to add more orange flavor which the cream took away from. Nothing else would be done differently.
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