Argyle Cookies

These were elegant cookies from Argyle Hotel in San Antonio.  Meme served them to Bridge Club friends at the Hacienda.  Mama Kay loved them.

1 lb. butter

1 c. sugar

Zest of lemon and juice of ½ lemon

6 c. flour, sifted with ½ t. baking powder

2 eggs

Toasted sliced almonds

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time.  Add lemon juice and zest.

Add flour mix.  Shape dough into a roll.  Cover in waxed paper or Saran wrap and chill overnight.  To bake:  Slice thin. Dip egg white and sprinkle on top with sugar and toasted chopped almonds.  Bake at 325 degrees until lightly browned.


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