Lemon Egg Biscuits

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Another simple traditional Italian cookie very popular in R.I. where I come from.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 dozen
15 Min
15 Min


  • 6 c
    all purpose flour
  • 6
  • 1/2 c
    bottled lemon juice
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind

  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 oz
    lemon flavoring
  • 4 Tbsp

How to Make Lemon Egg Biscuits


  1. Measure flour into a large bowl, making a well in the center; Add all ingredients into the well. Mix until smooth. (batter will be sticky; add a little milk until you have the correct consistency and all incorporated).
  2. Flour hands and roll into small balls.
  3. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet approximately 1/2-inch apart.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Cool thouroughly on wire racks and frost. You may sprinkle sugared candy on top, if you wish.

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About Lemon Egg Biscuits

Course/Dish: Cookies

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