English Lemon-Curd Cookies Recipe

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English Lemon-Curd Cookies
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  1. Dough: Combine flour, salt and baking powder in bowl.
  2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until creamy.
  3. Beat in egg, lemon extract and vanilla until fluffy.
  4. Stir in flour mixture and pecans.
  5. Divide dough in half; shape into disks.
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  7. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  8. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  9. On lightly floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll half of dough 1/8 inch thick.
  10. With floured 3-inch fluted round cookie cutter, cut out dough.
  11. Place, 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheets.
  12. With floured 1 1/2-inch round cookie cutter, cut out centers from half the cookies.
  13. Reroll centers and trimmings.
  14. Repeat with other half of dough.
  15. Bake in 350 degree oven 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.
  16. Cool on racks.
  17. Store at room temperature or freeze.
  18. Curd:
  19. Micro wave method: using the ingredients called for here and cook as directed in Lemon Curd (Stove Top or Microwave Method) Lime or Orange Curd.
  20. Or.
  21. Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, rind and butter in saucepan.
  22. Place pan in skillet half filled with simmering water over medium-low heat.
  23. Whisk in yolks; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened enough to coat spoon, 5 minutes (temperature should read 160 degrees); do not boil.
  24. Pour into small bowl; cover surface directly with plastic wrap.
  25. Refrigerate to chill, 2 hours.
  26. Sprinkle confectioners' sugar on cookies with cut-out centers.
  27. Spread 1 tablespoon curd over each cookie without cut-out center; top with sugared cookie, pressing lightly to form sandwich.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 804.38 Kcal (3368 kJ)
Calories from fat 470.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.27g 80%
Cholesterol 227.12mg 76%
Sodium 207.28mg 9%
Potassium 255.12mg 5%
Total Carbs 76.72g 26%
Sugars 41.34g 165%
Dietary Fiber 3.19g 13%
Protein 11.52g 23%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Calcium 68.2mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 392.43 Kcal (1643 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.5g 80%
Cholesterol 110.81mg 76%
Sodium 101.12mg 9%
Potassium 124.46mg 5%
Total Carbs 37.43g 26%
Sugars 20.17g 165%
Dietary Fiber 1.56g 13%
Protein 5.62g 23%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 13%
Iron 0.9mg 10%
Calcium 33.3mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.8
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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