lemon chewy cookies

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a 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
serves Makes about 3 dozen large cookies
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon chewy cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened but not melted
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 md
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/8 c
    buttermilk
  • 2 c
    unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 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.
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