My FAV Lemon Cookies

ali Bresnahan

By
@alibee

i love love LOVE this cookie.
**NOTE** allow at least 2 hours for dough to freeze.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes about 5 doz cookies
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
coarse salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
lemon zest
1 tsp
fresh lemon juice
2 stick
butter, cut into pieces
2
egg yolks
1/4 c
granulated sugar, for rolling

Step-By-Step

1Recommended from experience: Assemble your ingredients first!
2Mix flour, confec. sugar, salt and lemon zest until combined.
3Mix in butter.
4Add egg yolks and lemon juice; mix until dough is formed.
5Divide dough in half and form each half into a log (1-1/2 " wide). Wrap in plastic and freeze until firm, 2 hours or more. (Will keep ok in freezer up to a month.)
6Preheat oven to 350. Spray 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Roll logs in granulated sugar to coat. Slice logs into 1/4" thick slices and arrange on baking sheets 1" apart.
7Bake until cookies are golden brown around the edges, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #lemon, #ConfecSugar