2 Cups flour
2 Teaspoons baking powder
½ Teaspoon salt
½ Cup powdered sugar
1 Cup sweet butter
1 Teaspoon vanilla
Optionally, 1 teaspoon almond extract or almond oil
Pinch of salt
Yellow food coloring added until icing is lemon colored
Finely minced lemon zest
Cream sugar and butter, then sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix with butter mixture until well mixed. Refrigerate until easy to handle (2 hours is plenty). Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
Form small rounds of dough and flatten with a fork coated with flour on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F for 10~12 minutes.
When cool, ice with lemon icing that is made to taste.