Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies Recipe

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Debbie Berman


Found this recipe online but have not tried it. Look forward to making and sharing it!


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4 dozen
20 Min
10 Min


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  • 3/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c

  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Lemon Cookies


  1. In large bowl, low speed, beat butter until creamy. Add powder sugar; mix until light and fluffy. Add lemon zest and lemon juice; beat well. Ad flour and cornstarch into butter mixture and mix well until well combined.
  2. Divide dough in half and shape each half into 8" x 1" rolls. Wrap each individual roll in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, approximately 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Using a sharp knife, cut each roll into 1/4 inch slices. Place slices onto cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake 8-12 minutes or until bottoms are light brown, tops should not brown. Remove from oven, carefully remove from baking sheet, cool on wire rack.
  5. When cool, spread Lemon Frosting onto top of cookies.
  6. Frosting:
    In medium bowl, combine all until well mixed.

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About Lemon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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