Lemon Poppy Seed Flowers

Lemon Poppy Seed Flowers
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These cookies have a delicious lemony flavor.
30 min
Prep Time
3:05
Total Time
42 sandwich cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
2 tablespoons
poppy seed
2 tablespoons
lemon juice
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt

Filling

2 cups
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon
lemon juice
1 tablespoon
milk
1 teaspoon
vanilla

Directions

  1. Combine sugar, butter and lemon zest bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg, poppy seeds, lemon juice and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and salt. Beat until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in plastic food wrap; flatten slightly. Refrigerate until firm (2 to 3 hours).
  3. Heat oven to 375°F. 
  4. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch flower-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely.
  5. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Increase speed to medium; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy. For each sandwich cookie, spread 1 teaspoon filling onto bottom of cookie. Top with second cookie; press together slightly. Repeat with remaining frosting and cookies. .

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Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich cookie)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
15g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
80mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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