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These very easy to make 5 ingredient Portuguese simple lemon biscuits (biscoitos simples de limão), are great for snacking.
Portuguese Simple Lemon Biscuits Recipe
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Portuguese Simple Lemon Biscuits Recipe

Portuguese Simple Lemon Biscuits Recipe

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1 and 1/4 cups of sugar1 cup of margarine, melted and cool4 and 2/3 cups of flour3 eggsZest of 1 large lemon

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  1. Preheat oven to 150ºC or 350ºF.
  2. Beat the sugar with the eggs.
  3. Add the melted margarine (already cold).
  4. Add the lemon zest and flour and stir well.
  5. Pour the mixture in the pastry bag and draw the cookies on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes or until they are golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: prazeracozinhar.blogspot.pt *

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