Lemony Afternoon Cookies

Paige Nicholas

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@Isababe

These cookies go great any time of the day. Light, with just enough lemon to keep people coming back for more. The Lemon Zest really makes these cookies zing!


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Serves:

4 doz.

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsalted butter (softened)
1 1/2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs (room temperature)
1/4 c
lemon juice
2 tsp
freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
powdered sugar (dusting tops of the cookies)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
2
In a large mixing bowl add butter and sugar. Cream together, on medium speed,until well blended. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
3
On low speed add eggs, one at a time, mix until blended. Add lemon juice and zest, mixing until blended.
4
In another bowl, stir together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Add to the cream mixture and mix together well.
5
Drop by rounded tablespoons, onto prepared baking sheet, 2 inches a part. (I like to use a Tablespoon sized ice cream scoop.)
6
Bake for 12 - 15 minutes. Edges should be firm, with little or no color.
7
Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to cooling racks and let cool completely. Dust with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies