Lemony Lemon Cookies

Maggie ^O^


You can taste the lemon but it's not too sweet and not too sour.

This is the original recipe but I have also made this substituting orange and lime for the lemon.

I am thinking about trying it with grapefruit next time.

★★★★★ 1 vote


Add to Grocery List

1-1/2 c
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 c
granulated white sugar
1/8 c
packed light brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp
fresh grated lemon zest
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 c
unsalted butter (1 stick)
turbinado sugar
extra fresh lemon juice

How to Make Lemony Lemon Cookies


  • 1Preheat your oven to 350*
  • 2Mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a small bowl and set aside.
  • 3In medium mixing bowl mix white sugar, brown sugar and lemon zest until thoroughly blended.

    Add butter and mix until light and fluffy.

    Mix in egg and lemon juice until mixture is well incorporated.

    Gradually add flour mixture, and mix until just combined.
  • 4Make dough into balls about 1" in size.

    Put turbinado sugar into small dish. Put extra lemon juice into small dish.

    Dip one end of the cookie ball into the lemon juice and then into the turbinado sugar. Place unsugared side onto baking sheet lined with sil pat or parchment paper, about an inch apart. Press down lightly.
  • 5Bake until light golden brown - about 14 minutes.

    Let cool on sheets on wire racks for about 5 minutes then remove from baking sheet.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemony Lemon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #orange, #lime, #Cookies

Show 13 Comments & Reviews

16 Oh-so-lovely Macaroon Recipes

16 Oh-So-Lovely Macaroon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not to be confused with a Macaron (completely different delicious dessert) - Macaroons are a bite-sized treat for all coconut lovers out there. From traditional to new and exciting flavors,...

A Memory Of Mom In Every Bite Recipe

A Memory of Mom in Every Bite

Kitchen Crew

It's funny how our memory works. Smell freshly cut grass and you may think of playing as a kid. Or going outside after a rainstorm on a hot day may...

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!