1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. lemon zest
Juice from 1 lemon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 cups flour
4 oz. Lemonhead candies
[YIELD: ABOUT 2 DOZEN]
Preheat oven to 350 and grease baking sheets.
Prep your Lemonhead candies by chopping coarsely in a food processor.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars.
Add lemon zest, lemon juice, egg and vanilla extract. Mix well.
In a separate bowl, combine salt, baking soda and flour.
Slowly add dry ingredients to wet mixture. Mix until fully combined.
Drop by tablespoonfuls on baking sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes or until just becoming golden brown.
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