Lemon Snowballs

Lemon Snowballs
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  1. 1/2 cup lemon drop candies
  2. 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  3. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  4. 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  5. 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  6. 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. Additional powdered sugar
  1. 1Heat oven to 400ºF. Crush lemon drops in food processor or blender. In large bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the lemon peel and lemon extract with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, 1/4 cup of the crushed lemon drops and the salt.
  2. 2Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. 3Bake cookies 8 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; roll in powdered sugar. Cool 10 minutes; roll in remaining crushed lemon drops. Cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes. Reroll in crushed lemon drops if desired.
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