Lemon Cookies Recipe
Jump into happy, sunny days with this lemon cookies recipe that will wake up and delight your taste buds.
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1.2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (approximately half of a medium-sized lemon) and the rind of two lemons
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Make sure your butter is at room temperature.
  2. In one of your medium-sized bowls, mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In your second medium-sized bowl, cream butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla together.
  4. Take your bowl of dry ingredients and in thirds, slowly add into butter-sugar mixture. Fold and mix until ingredients take the consistency of cookie dough.
  5. Squeeze your lemons to get the 2 tbsp of lemon juice. I use a lemon squeezer.
  6. Grate the rinds of 2 lemons using a zester.
  7. Add in your lemon juice and half of your lemon rind to the mixture.
  8. Roll cookie dough into 1-inch balls and place on lined cookie sheet.
  9. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
  10. Once cool, top each cookie with your favorite buttercream and sprinkle remaining lemon zest on top.
Recipe by Mommy Evolution at https://mommyevolution.com/lemon-cookies-recipe/