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Chewy Lemon Cookies

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  • 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 sugar (white)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 zest
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
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    Calories150Calories from Fat50
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat50
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hreina Dís a month ago
    love it, will make it aginn
    Tonya Davidson a month ago
    I’ve made these twice. To make them more lemony, I added a tsp of lemon extract and yellow food coloring. No mistaking them for sugar cookies now!
    Samantha Monedero a month ago
    Sooo good and chewy 😍 just the right amount of lemon
    Deana Welker 4 months ago
    Great! Love this recipe. I’m not sure why other people say they didn’t turn out tasting very lemony. Mine sure did.
    Andrea Jonaitis 5 months ago
    These just tasted like sugar cookies to me. I even made a batch with way, way more lemon juice than called for and they tasted the same as the first batch. I would not make these again personally as I'm not a fan of sugar cookies.
    Corrigan McLaughlin 8 months ago
    Great! The whole family loved them!
    Kelly 8 months ago
    Very yummy and great for any holiday.
    Caleb 8 months ago
    Very good recipe! The cookies had a nice chewy interior, a crispy outside, and just enough lemon flavor! I will definitely make these again!
    Melissa 10 months ago
    Light, delicious. Batter is wet but when added to just a tad of sugar, then are very handable & rollable.
    Peter Trahan 10 months ago
    Chill the dough about two hours...perfect
    Tiffany Fox 10 months ago
    Wow - best lemon cookies I've ever made or tried. Feeling inspired, I chilled the dough overnight and rolled them around frozen dollops of cream cheese frosting for a creme filling effect. Amazing cookies. Rave reviews from everyone!
    Rebekah DeFaith a year ago
    Easy to make and great tasting. A very pretty cookie.
    Marissa C. a year ago
    These are delicious!!! I added about 2 T of chopped dried lavender, and used 1 cup of honey instead of 1.5+ cups of sugar and it turned out perfectly!! Will definitely be logging this as a new family favorite.
    Parneet 2 years ago
    I haven’t had the best experience making desserts that are made with lemon, but these cookies turned out great! I recommend making them.
    Diane Casias 2 years ago
    excellent cookies added coconut to them
    Lava Maker 3 years ago
    Easy to make, soft and chewy, could use a bit more lemon but I didn’t have enough zest(would have needed it)
    Rachel Kelly 3 years ago
    Tasted like sugar cookies. I was disappointed that I filled instructions precisely and did not taste lemon flavor
    Doug Copes 3 years ago
    They are the best lemon cookie ever!! Everyone’s favorite. I’ve made three batches in one week! They don’t last long. One change I made was to use half vanilla extract and half lemon extract. Yum!!
    gwen h. 5 years ago
    wonderful cookie, i had to tweek a little, had too much lemon juice. it came out the bottle full force. next time will pour in a cup first.😁.
    Tiffany C. 5 years ago
    I did not chill the dough at all, but followed all of the other directions. These came out with a nice lemon flavor that was not overpowering. We love lemon, so might add another tablespoon of lemon juice next time around. Overall it was a very good recipe that I will be making again.
    Jeff Stephens 5 years ago
    Mine came out a little flat but taste delicious. I only chilled the batter fo 90 min. The next time I will chill it over night. The whole family loves these!