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Lemon Sugar Cookies



  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugars.
  4. With the mixer on slowest speed, add vanilla and eggs.
  5. Add dry mix and blend only until incorporated.
  6. Let cookie dough chill until firm.
  7. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Use a 1-ounce scoop to evenly dollop dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 4 minutes, turn, then bake additional 5 minutes.
Use with Chocolate Chip Gelato or Red Velvet Cake Gelato and make a gelato cookie sandwich.  
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