Makes about 4 dozen
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
3/4 cup (1 1/4 sticks) butter, softened
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
tablespoons white sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large
mixing bowl of an electric beater, combine flour, cornstarch, powdered sugar,
butter, lemon peel and lemon juice.
Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often,
until well mixed (2 to 3 minutes.) Shape the dough into a 14 by 1-inch
Roll in the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Wrap in plastic food
wrap. Refrigerate until firm.
With a sharp knife, cut the log into 1/4-inch
thick slices. Place one inch apart on cookie sheets.
Bake for 10 to 12
minutes or until set. (Cookies will not brown.) Cool on racks. Store in an