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Life Saver Cookies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=1064957

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 c. butter
  2. 1 c. sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1/2 tsp. lemon extract
  5. 2 1/2 c. flour
  6. 1 tsp. baking powder
  7. 1/2 tsp. salt
  8. 6 pkg. Life Savers

Directions

  1. Mix together butter, sugar, eggs and lemon extract.
  2. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick on a lightly floured board.
  4. Cut into desired shapes.
  5. Cut a small hole in center with a sharp knife. Place cookies on foil covered baking sheet.
  6. Place a Life Saver in the center of each cookie.
  7. Bake at 375° for 7 to 9 minutes until lightly browned or until candy is melted.
  8. Cool on baking sheet. Store in layers between wax paper.
  9. These freeze nicely.
  10. Yields 6 dozen.