Angel Whispers

Angel Whispers

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"These are lemony little sandwich cookies that just melt in your mouth. Have a few with a tall glass of iced tea."
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30 m servings 147 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 111 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar until light. Stir in the lemon peel, flour and salt. Cover bowl, and chill for about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Flatten teaspoons of dough onto cookie sheets, and bake for 5 to 8 minutes, until light brown. Remove from baking sheets to cool on racks.
  4. To make the filling, combine the beaten egg, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and butter in the top of a double boiler. Stir until thick. Sandwich cookies with 1 teaspoon of filling.


  1. 109 Ratings

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After reading reviews that the cookie part was too dry, I added a little lemon juice and a heaping tablespoon of plain yogurt to the dough. I also just frosted the cookies with the filling, rat...

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Well I cant say I was very impresssed with these. As was mentioned above, cookies were very very dry. They tasted like a bad version of a sugar cookie. The filling didnt work either..was way too...

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After reading reviews that the cookie part was too dry, I added a little lemon juice and a heaping tablespoon of plain yogurt to the dough. I also just frosted the cookies with the filling, rat...

Lemon flavored treats are one of my favorites and these really hit the spot!! The filling was easy to make, it just took it a while to thicken up..Have patience, it's worth the wait!!! Thanks ...

These are so good, light and lemony. Like the previous reviewer, I rolled my dough into logs and then sliced and baked. I didn't have a fresh lemon for zest, so I used some pure lemon extract ...

I made the regular recipe,but instead of the filling, I made the dough into thumbprints, then added seedless raspberry preserves,then baked, they were great My second variation was to omit the l...

i am sooo glad i found this recipe!These have to be the best lemon cookies i have ever had!The cookie itself is not very sweet with just a hint of lemon and the filling is sweet and lemony so to...

YUM! In response to previous critics that thought the cookies were too dry, I added about 1/2 a cup of plain yogurt and a fair amount of lemon juice to the dough. I cut down on the salt and subs...

I loved these! Whispers is a great name as they are so light and just melt in your mouth. Only change I made is I heated the filling in the microwave stirring after every 30 seconds. Turned o...

This was byfar the best tea cookie i have ever tasted. Would you belive i still have some dough left over about a week later and baked it and it turned out just as tasty. Freezez well and it was...

These are pretty good! I added about 1/4 c. light sour cream to the cookie mixture (because of the dryness factor) and they turned out very good! I undercooked them a bit - they're a little do...

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