Pink Lemonade Cookies
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Yields: 2½ doz
 
Zesty lemon cookies covered in a sweet lemon powder create the most intense, delicious lemon flavor. A simple recipe that the lemon lovers in your life are going to go crazy over.
Ingredients
Cookies
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package unsweetened Kool-aid, pink lemonade
  • 10 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
Topping
  • 1½ cup powder sugar, sifted
  • 1 package unsweetened Kool-aid, pink lemonade
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, salt and one package of Kool-aid. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugars and yolk until light and fluffy.
  3. With the mixer on low, add flour mixture one cup at a time until completely combined.
  4. Form the dough into a ball, cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  5. In a small bowl combine the powdered sugar and Kool-aid to use for the topping.
  6. Preheat oven to 325° and line 2 baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheet 2-inches apart.
  8. Using even pressure gently flatten the balls of dough.
  9. Bake cookies for 12-14 mins or until the edges begin to brown.
  10. While hot, coat cookies, one at a time in the powdered sugar mixture, place on cooling rack.
  11. When cool, toss again in powdered sugar for a thicker coating.
Notes
Use the bottom of a glass dipped in powdered sugar to flatten the dough.
Recipe by Fluster Buster at http://flusterbuster.com/lemonade-cookies.html