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12/20/2012 09:11 am ET

Recipe Of The Day: Lemon Cookies (PHOTO)

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With so many options for holiday baking -- gingerbread, shortbread and eggnog desserts -- lemon cookies sadly get pushed to the side. This is a mistake. When everyone is baking and eating colorfully-frosted sugar cookies and chocolate-covered truffles, a lemon cookie is a breath of fresh air in a sea of sugar and butter.

Lucky for you and your loved ones, we've got just the lemon cookie recipe you need to get you through the holidays. This lemon cookie recipe is simple, only needs a handful of recipes and beautifully marries the brightness of citrus with the sweetness of sugar.

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