Dolly Parton’s Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe

3 cups White flour
1 cups White sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Lemon zest
2 cups Softened butter
2 large Egg yolks

Cream together butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix in the egg yolks. Add in the white flour, then lemon zest. Knead dough gently with hands, being careful not to overwork the dough. Chill dough in refrigerator for several house. When you are ready to bake cookies, pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin. Cut in to shapes with your favorite Christmas cookie cutters. Place cookies on greased baking sheets. Bake til the tops are a light pink-brown shade, typically approx. 7-8 min. Recipe makes about two dozen cookies.

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