Lemon Snowball Cookies

1 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind (zest)
2 cups all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, beat together the butter and salt until soft and fluffy. Mix in the powdered sugar and the lemon zest. Add the flour, mixing until well combined. form into 1″ balls; a teaspoon cookie scoop can be used if desired. Place balls on baking sheet. Bake the cookies for 12- 15 minutes.They should be very light brown on the bottom and feel set on the top.  remove cookies from the oven, let cool on baking sheet 3 minutes.  When still slightly warm roll cookies in powdered sugar. Let cookies cool completely and sprinkle with edible glitter, if desired.
Makes 50 – 60 cookies. 

Bon appetite!
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