Crispy Lemon Cookies

1⁄2 cup softened butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1-1/2 cups flour
1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ginger
grated rind of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon lemon extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the egg and mix well.

In a separate bowl, sift together the dry ingredients and then gradually mix into the butter-sugar mixture.

Add lemon rind and extract.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350*F for 12 minutes until edges are very lightly browned.

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