This recipe was written on a lined index card and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy (front side only).
Italian Lemon Slices
3 c flour
3 t baking powder
1 t salt
1/2 c oleo or (butter)
1 c sugar
1 t. fresh lemon juice (or 1 t. anise flavor) (also grate rind of lemon)
Sift flour, baking powder & salt. In large bowl cream butter, sugar & flavoring, beat in eggs, one at a time. Add flour mixture. Mix well, turn out onto flour table and knead for a few minutes, add flour a little at a time so it won’t be sticky. Divide into three or four balls. Roll each ball into a 1″ diameter. Place on greased sheet. Bake 350° 25 min. Sprinkle top with colored sugar & press down slightly before baking. Slice about 1/2″ slices while still warm. Spread on paper towel to cool. Store in baggies or plasticware.