Summer demands for LEMON flavored anything! Seeing as how my sister is a lemon flavor fanatic & I’m a cookie fanatic I decided to combine our interests & here you have lemon sugar cookies. SO DELISH. 🙂 I have adopted this easy recipe from a website. Every time I ready these delicious cookies they came out very well. They just melt in your mouth & the flavor is light & sweet.
Lemon desserts are always the perfect amount of sweet with a refreshing flavor. This recipe is an easy recipe for soft, delicious cookies everyone will love. Simply mix together the ingredients, drop on a baking sheet, and bake for 10 minutes.
Ingredients Needed —
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Zest of one large lemon, finely minced
4 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar for rolling cookies
Preparation Method —
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Keep them an aside.
Now using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy.
Beat in egg, vanilla extract, lemon juice and lemon tiny peels.
Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
Roll rounded teaspoonful of dough into balls, and roll in sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1-1/2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until they get lightly browned.
Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.
This lemon sugar cookies are ready in no time, and is perfect no matter what time of year. Pass them out!
Enjoy delicious cookies! 🙂