The Lemon Cookies are made with simple ingredients such as butter, sugar, flour, eggs, and freshly squeezed lemon juice, making them easy to prepare at home. The dough is mixed with lemon zest to infuse the cookies with a bright citrusy flavor that is sure to impress.
Not only are these Lemon Cookies delicious, but they are also a healthier option as they contain less sugar and more natural ingredients than store-bought cookies. Additionally, lemons are a great source of vitamin C, which helps to boost the immune system.
- Preparation Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 25 minutes
- Serves: 24 cookies
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Mix in the lemon juice and lemon zest until well combined.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring until just combined.
- Using a cookie scoop or spoon, form the dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet.
- Dust with powdered sugar and serve.
Nutritional Information (per serving of 1 cookie):
- Calories: 170
- Total Fat: 8g
- Saturated Fat: 5g
- Cholesterol: 35mg
- Sodium: 70mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 22g
- Dietary Fiber: 0g
- Sugars: 10g
- Protein: 2g
Lemon Cookies are a classic dessert that never goes out of style. The combination of buttery and tangy flavors in every bite is irresistible. This recipe is easy to make and the cookies turn out perfectly every time. The lemon zest gives them a burst of citrus flavor that is sure to impress. The powdered sugar dusting adds a nice touch of sweetness and makes the cookies look elegant. These cookies are perfect for any occasion, from a simple afternoon snack to an elegant dessert.