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Lemon Cornmeal Cookie With a Kick

This beautiful cookie has a little surprise for you; after you enjoy the lemony, cornmeal goodness, the cayenne sneaks up on you. But, I bet you can't eat just one. 

 

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Cooling, getting ready for my tummy. 

If you don't have any cayenne pepper, go get some now, I'll wait, then we can get baking...

 

 

 

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Besides cayenne pepper, you'll need sugar, butter, an egg, lemon juice and lemon zest, salt, baking powder, cornmeal and flour. 

 

 

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In the bowl of a mixer, add a stick of butter

 

 

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and sugar, and cream together. 

 

 

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While the sugar and butter are doing their thing, zest and juice the lemon. 

 

 

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Once the sugar and butter are creamed, add the egg, 

 

 

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lemon zest

 

 

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and lemon juice. 

 

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Combine the cornmeal and flour. 

 

 

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To the cornmeal and flour, add the baking powder, salt and cayenne pepper. 

 

 

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Mix, mix, stir, stir. 

 

 

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Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, and mix well. 

 

 

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Scoop or spoon the dough on a well greased, or parchment lined cookie sheet. 

Bake to golden deliciousness. 

 

 Here's the recipe I used. I hope you try them, the cayenne adds a nice surprise to the cookie.

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Lemon Cornmeal Cookie

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1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 tablespoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Baking Instructions
Step 1:
Cream butter and sugar.

Step 2:
Mix in egg, lemon zest, and lemon juice.

Step 3:
Stir together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and cayenne pepper,
and mix into above.

Step 4:
Scoop or spoon and round teaspoon size balls and place 2 inches apart on
parchment lined or nonstick baking sheet.
Bake at 375° for 12 minutes, or until bottoms are golden brown.
Let sit for a couple of minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.

A delicious lemon and cornmeal cookie. Wait a minute… just when the cookie
is nearly gone, cayenne flickers along the sides of your tongue. A Flavor
Tango freezes well and is a great take-anywhere cookie. Goes great with a
glass of wine or a football game. Skeptics of savory cookies rave about the
combination of refreshing lemon and the cookie’s unexpected ending

http://grownupcookies.com/a-flavor-tango-2/

Notes: http://grownupcookies.com/a-flavor-tango-2/


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And that's that

 

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