German Cut-Out Cookies
Old-fashioned, lemon-scented cut-out cookies.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 large egg
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
- Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add corn syrup, egg and lemon juice and beat until thoroughly combined. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough in half and shape into flat disks. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Roll out one disk at a time into 1/8-inch thickness. Use cookie cutters to cut into desired shapes.
- Place 2-inches apart onto baking sheets and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack.
Makes 1 dozen cookies.