Refreshing Lemonade Cookies

We found this recipe in a new cookbook we have, Taste of Home Best Loved Cookies.  It is a nice summertime cookie, soft, glazed with lemonade and sprinkled with sugar.

DSC01506Ingredients:

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

3 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate, divided

additional sugar

DSC01507Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

DSC01508Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

DSC01509In another bowl, combine flour and baking soda.

DSC01510Add flour/baking soda to the creamed mixture, along with 1/3 cup lemonade concentrate.  Mix together well.

DSC01512Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on a greased baking sheet or one lined with baking parchment and bake for 8 minutes.

DSC01513Transfer to a cooling rack.  Brush with remaining lemonade and sprinkle with sugar.

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and flour until light and fluffy.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.  Combine flour and baking soda in another bowl.  Add to the creamed mixture alternately with 1/3 cup lemonade concentrate, beating well.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet or one lined with baking parchment.  Bake 400 degrees for 8 minutes.  Remove to a cooling rack and brush with remaining lemonade, sprinkle with sugar and allow to cool.

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