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lemon chewy cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rose Dailey
East Texas, TX

This is one of my "throw-together" recipes. :-) The little bit of buttermilk brings out the lemon flavor even more. They taste better than they look in this picture. I'm having problems with my camera.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon chewy cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened but not melted
  • 2 c
  • 2 md
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/8 c
  • 2 c
    unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • powdered sugar for rolling cookies

How To Make lemon chewy cookies

  • 1
    By hand, cream butter and sugar in large mixing bowl. Add eggs, lemon extract, lemon juice,and buttermilk; blend well.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Don't over-stir.
  • 3
    Roll into walnut-sized balls and then roll in the powdered sugar. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Do not over-bake. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.