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       Title: Filled Lemon Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 30 servings
  
       2 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
       1 c  Powdered sugar; sifted
       4 c  All-purpose flour
     1/4 ts Salt
       2 ts Lemon extract
            Filling
            Additional powdered sugar
            Filling:
       1    Egg; beaten
     2/3 c  Sugar
       2 tb Butter or margarine;
            -softened
   1 1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
       3 tb Lemon juice
       1 ts Cornstarch
  
   Recipe by: Southern Living
   Preparation Time: 0:30
   Cream butter; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating
   well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Combine flour
   and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well.  Stir in
   lemon extract.  Flour hands, and shape dough into two
   16-inch rolls; wrap in wax paper, and chill several hours.
   Unwrap rolls, and cut into 1/4-inch slices; place on
   ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes
   or until browned.  Cool on wire racks. Spoon filling on
   bottom side of half the cookies, spreading evenly.  Place a
   second cookie on top of filling, top side up, and sprinkle
   lightly with powdered sugar.  Yield:  5 dozen.
   
   FILLING Combine all ingredients in top of a double boiler,
   stirring until blended. Bring water to a boil.  Reduce heat
   to low; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and
   smooth.  Chill about 1 hour.  Yield:  about 3/4 cup.
  
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