Currant Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
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  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 cups currants
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. cream butter until very light and fluffy
  3. beat in both sugars and keep beating till the mixture returns to fluffy
  4. add eggs and lemon juice and mix till blended in
  5. in a separate bowl sift together flour and salt
  6. add flour mixture to butter mixture until well mixed
  7. add currants and stir in by hand if you're using an electric mixture
  8. drop by heaping teaspoon onto a prepped baking sheet
  9. bake for 15 minutes or until golden around the edges
I like to wash my currants before mixing in as they tend to be very sticky with their natural sugars crystalizing. Just rinse the in a colander and pat dry with paper towel
Recipe by Eyes Bigger Than My Stomach at