• prep: 1 hr 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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    Ingredients

    • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for surface and more if needed
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • Salt
    • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • Royal Icing for Monogrammed Sugar Cookies
    • 3/4 teaspoon gold luster dust
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure lemon extract, plus more if needed

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1689 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 63 g 97.65%
    • Saturated Fat: 38 g 192.13%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 213 mg 70.85%
    • Sodium: 207 mg 8.64%
    • Calcium: 80 mg 8%
    • Potassium: 208 mg 5.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 44.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 274 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.96%
    • Sugar: 142 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 38.3%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.83%
    • * 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 Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch8
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total10 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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