The whole point of Classic Snacks Made from Scratch is to take you back to the simple gustatory joys enjoyed alongside Little League practice, Girl Scout meetings, and Saturday Morning Cartoons. Think Cheeze-Its, Oreos, and Jell-O Pudding Pops.
This perfectly buttery shortbread has a gorgeous, not-too-sweet flavor. A healthy dose of lemon zest brings creates a sunny experience on cold days, making these tender cookies the perfect addition to your holiday table.
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