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    Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? That's entirely up to you. Have little ones help decorate a few dozen of our lemon shortbread cookies with sanding sugar, sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, and candy. Then share them with your peeps at Easter dinner -- or any gathering you want to sweeten with these sure signs of spring.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 to 2 drops yellow gel food coloring
    • Yellow fine sanding sugar, jumbo candy sequins, orange and yellow sprinkles, candy hearts, and mini chocolate-chips, for decorating

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1415 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 63 g 96.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 39 g 192.65%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 162 mg 54.16%
    • Sodium: 503 mg 20.96%
    • Calcium: 33 mg 3.26%
    • Potassium: 124 mg 3.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 207 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.69%
    • Sugar: 139 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 37.8%
    • Vitamin C 7.6%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs9
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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