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
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.