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“Exactly WHOSE grandma, I do not know, since this was taken from an April 1988 Ladies' Home Journal. Claims to have 55 calories per cookie, but who knows? Prep time does NOT include refrigeration time.”
5 dozen

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  1. In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  2. In mixer bowl cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and lemon peel. Beat in dry ingredients until just combined. Divide dough in half. Wrap tightly and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350. Grease 2 cookie sheets. On floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll 1/2 the dough 1/4 inch thick. With a floured cookie cutter, cut out dough. Transfer to prepared cookie sheets and sprinkle with some remaining sugar.
  4. Bake 6-8 minutes, until edges are golden. Cool on wire racks.

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