Mrs. Claus’s Lemon Cookies

2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. granulated sugar
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1/2 c. milk
Pinch of salt
3 tsp. lemon extract
1 egg

Glaze:
1 1/2 c. sifted confectioners’ sugar
2 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. lemon extract
3 drops yellow food color

In large bowl combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, oil, milk, salt, lemon extract and egg. Roll dough into 1/2-inch balls and place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350° oven 12-15 minutes or until cookies are set but not brown. In medium bowl combine glaze ingredients and stir until smooth. Dip tops of cookies in glaze and place on wire rack. Makes 36 cookies.Optional: use assorted sprinkles and decorating sugars, being sure to do it quickly before glaze hardens. If you want to decorate with multiple colors separate glaze into smaller bowls and mix in food colors one drop at a time until desired colors are reached.

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