On the cookies – get ready – go. The perfect mini treats for the baby shower. These small party cookies with lemon flavor can be decorated blue or pink as the party motto. With special cookie cutters like bears, ducks, hearts, stars and rockinghorses.

Ingredients (for 3 sheets biscuits):

120 g icing sugar

100 g butter

250 g flour

2 egg yolks

3 tablespoons whipped cream

1 pkg. bourbon vanilla sugar

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 pinch of salt

For the glaze :

250 g icing sugar

freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 lemon

a few tablespoons of hot water foodcolor blue

Preparation:

Knead the cold butter with the flour. Later knead the eggs, the cream, the vanilla sugar and the baking powder in and knead the dough for a few minutes. Rest the dough for at least one hour in the fridge. Knead the dough again before rolling it out thinly. Cut the cookies with the cookie cutters and bake it at 170° for 10 – 15 minutes. If you want the cookies white bake them at maximum 160°.

Let the cookies cool down.

For the glaze. Stir the sugar with the lemon juice and a few spoons of hot water until it´s though mass. Dye half of the glaze with food color and garnish the cookies with the sugar glaze.

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