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Italian Bow Knot Cookies

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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   36


recipe id: 33533

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4 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
6 beaten eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
***Lemon Icing***
1/4 cup butter
1 pound confectioners' sugar
2 lemons, juiced


Blend beaten eggs into dry ingredients, following with all other ingredients.

Knead until smooth. Roll into pencil lengths and tie in bow knots.

Bake on greased cookie sheets in a 400 degrees F oven for 15 minutes.

For Lemon Icing: Cream butter, add remaining ingredients. Stir until well blended. If too thin, add more sugar. Too thick, add more lemon juice.


173 calories, 5 grams fat, 29 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein per serving.
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thank you so much for this recipe!
it had been given to me many years ago, and when re-written (by me)
I neglected to add how many cups of flour were necessary! duh :(
they are one of my nephew's favorites, and thanks to you, I'll be making a batch tomorrow :)

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Our family LOVES lemon. These cookies are great!

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