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Frosted Zucchini Cookies

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 zucchini, grated
1 tablespoon lemon juice
FROSTING:
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream together the butter and sugar; beat in eggs. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and mix. Add the zucchini and lemon juice and blend. Drop by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes. (Use a medium cookie scoop to form balls.) For the frosting, mix lemon juice and powdered sugar. Spread over cookies.

Margo Brooks, Erie



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