Lemon Crinkle Cookies

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Glenda Whisenhunt

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@Glenda_Whisenhunt

This recipe is the first place winner of the LDS Best Cookie Contest by Lauren Brennan.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 4 votes

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Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    lomon zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Greast light colored baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
    Whip in vanilla, egg, lemon zest and juice.
    Scrape sides and mix again.
    Stir in all dry ingredients -- EXCEPT FOR POWDERED SUGAR -- slowly until just combined. Scrape side of bowl and mix again briefly.
  3. Pour powdered sugar onto a large plate. Roll a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar. Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.
  4. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown and cookies look matte (not melted or shiny). Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

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About Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #lemon




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