Lemon Trees

Lemon Trees

Prep 10 m
Chill 120 m
Bake 10 m
Chill plus 10 minutes



  1. 1 of 3 In medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until smooth, 1 minute. Beat in egg, vanilla, rind, juice. On low, beat in flour mixture. Remove half of dough to bowl; tint green. Flatten each half of dough into 8-inch disk; wrap each in plastic. Chill 2 hours.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. On floured surface, roll out green dough, 1/8 inch thick. Cut out trees with 3-inch tree cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Gather scraps; reroll; cut out more trees. Repeat with white dough. Chill 10 minutes. Using 1/2-inch-round aspic cutter and flouring edge frequently, cut rounds from trees; put green circles in cutouts in white trees, and white circles in green trees.
  3. 3 of 3 Bake in 350 degree F oven until golden around edges, 10 minutes.


  1. 1 of 1 Mix sugar and juice. Brush on hot cookies; cool.
Nutrition Information for Lemon Trees
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 1 g pro., 14 g carb., 3 g Fat, total, 15 mg chol., 0 g fiber, 2 g sat. fat, 48 mg sodium, 91 kcal cal.
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