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).

Handwritten Recipe Card For Italian Lemon Slice

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)
3 eggs

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.

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2 Responses to Italian Lemon Slice Recipe Card – Handwritten

Sheridan Nice
Published 10 July, 2014 in 8:03 pm

I love your site. I’ve been working on a project on the women of this area prior to and just after WWII. I used one of your pickle recipes today. Thanks so much!

Warm Regards,

Published 21 November, 2014 in 4:38 pm

i love it i never tried it and when i made it it was soooooo delicious

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