from Family Circle Apr.17.10

yield approx 36 cookies

2 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

2/3 cup sugar

1 egg

2 tsp lemon zest

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp poppy seeds

* in small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside

* beat butter and sugar on medium until smooth.  Add egg, zest and juice until fluffy.  Gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended.  Add poppy seeds, stir to combine.  Divide dough in half.  Flatten each half into a 6 inch square, wrap in plastic.  Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.  Let stand at room temp for 15 minutes before rolling out dough.

*Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray baking sheets.  Lightly flour dough.  Roll half dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4 in thick.  Cut with cookie cutters.

*Bake at 350 for 10-13 minutes or until golden around edges.  Cool completely.

per cookie: 73 calories; 3g fat (2g saturated fat);1g protein;11g carbohydrate; 0g fiber; 46mg sodium; 13 mg cholesterol