Drop Cookies Lemon Chocolate Drop Cookies

posted by Marlen 10-11-100 7:35 AM

Lemon Chocolate Drop Cookies

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1/4 cup water

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Sift together the flour, cinnamon, cloves and baking powder, set aside.

In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Stir in the milk, oil, lemon juice and 2 tablespoons lemon zest. Gradually stir in the sifted ingredients until well blended. Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. To make the glaze: In a small bowl, stir together the confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon zest and water until smooth. Spread onto cooled cookies.

Makes 2 dozen

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