Nothing like a delicious cookie recipe to get the party started!
- 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup Lemon Olive Oil
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon lest
- 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons white sugar for decoration
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 2/3 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Drizzle lemon evoo till fully mixed. Stir in the flour salt and lemon zest until well blended. The dough will be somewhat soft. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees F). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into rectangles 1 1/2×2 inches in size. Place cookies 1 inch apart on the lined cookie sheets. Sprinkle the remaining sugar over the tops.
Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden at the edges. Cool on wire racks, and store in an airtight container at room temperature.