Did you just devour our lemon sandwich cookies during our Spring Open House? They were delicious!

1 cup butter, softened
1½ cups sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1Tablespoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking powder
2¼ cups flour
1 package lemon gelatin mix

½ cup butter
2½ cups powdered sugar
3 to 4 Tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
yellow food coloring if desired

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Add egg and beat in well. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and mix until well blended. Add salt, baking powder and flour and mix until well incorporated.
Roll cookies in 1 inch ball and place on greased cookie sheet. Space cookie dough balls about 2 inches apart from each other. Press cookie balls down slightly and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden on te edges of cookies.

Combine ingredients for frosting and beat until smooth and creamy. Spread frosting on a cookie and place another one on the frosting side of cookie to make a cookie sandwich.

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