In the bowl of stand mixer, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and lemon extract.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to butter mixture until completely mixed.
Form dough into 2 balls, wrap in plastic wrap and flatten into a 2” thick disc.
Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 Degrees
On a lightly floured surface, using a silicone rolling pin, roll dough out to approximately ¼” thickness. Cut into desired shapes and evenly space on ungreased cookie sheets, leaving 1-2 inches between.
Bake for 4-6 minutes in preheated oven. Allow to cool for 3-5 minutes then transfer
to wire cooling rack to cool completely.
Recipe by The Coupon Challenge at http://www.thecouponchallenge.com/snow-owl-cookie-decorating-tutorial.html