|1/4||cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened|
|2||teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel|
|1||teaspoon lemon juice|
|1 to 2||drops red food color|
|1||cup all-purpose flour|
|1/2||teaspoon baking powder|
|Powdered sugar, if desired|
Heat oven to 400°F. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, butter, egg, lemon peel, lemon juice and red food color in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and salt. Beat until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate until firm (1 hour).
Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of buttered glass dipped in sugar. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.
If desired, cookies can be glazed instead of sprinkling with powdered sugar.