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Old-fashioned Lemon Sugar Cookies

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

3  cups  unsifted flour
2  teaspoons  baking powder
1/2  teaspoon  salt
2  cups  sugar
1  cup  shortening (Crisco)
2    eggs
1/4  cup  lemon juice (prefer "Minute Maid 100% Pure
    Additional sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat sugar and shortening until fluffy; beat in eggs. Stir in dry ingredients. Add in lemon juice. Mix well. Chill 2 hours or overnight. Shape into small balls, 1 1/4 inch or less; roll in additional sugar. Place on greased baking sheets 2 inches apart; flatten with egg turner. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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