These brightly colored, zesty lemon-lime bars make a great dessert for a graduation party or other summer gathering. The “twist” is the grated lime zest in the crust. If you prefer, you can skip the lime and use lemon zest in the crust and all lemon juice in the filling—or use all lime.
Print Lemon Anise Thins Yield: 48 cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons anise seed Additional sugar for sprinkling Cream butter and sugar on medium speed until light. Beat in lemon zest and salt. […]
Rich and not too sweet, these tea biscuits, served with lemon curd, or lemon butter as my great grandma preferred to call it, would make a lovely dessert for Mother’s Day or a May birthday.