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Lemon Flake Cookies



  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon lemon oil
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Cream together sugar, shortening and butter.
  2. Add eggs and lemon oil.
  3. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Mix well.
  4. Drop by teaspoonsful into confectioners' sugar and roll.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.


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