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Lemon Sugar Cookies

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M Mmielke: "Easy and fun to make with my daughter. We substit…" Read More
10Ingredients
22Minutes
350Calories
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Ingredients

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12 SERVINGS
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 lemons (large)
  • 1 lemon (large, about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (lemon, recipe for rolling cookies)
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    350Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories350Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium240mg10%
    Potassium75mg2%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars29g58%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium4%
    Iron10%

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

    Reviews(30)

    M Mmielke 5 months ago
    Easy and fun to make with my daughter. We substituted Truvia for the cup and a half of sugar to lower the calories.
    Kidd 6 months ago
    Very good. I substituted gluten free flour. they took longer to cook and were very crumbly. Overall had very good lemon flavor. 7.5/10
    Robinson 9 months ago
    Great! Used Meyer lemons from my neighbors tree.
    Gombo 10 months ago
    Delicious recipe. Cookies had great lemon taste. I’ll make again
    Absolutely love these. They are really easy to make and tasty, honestly a new favorite Make sure you use big lemons, I got normal sized ones (maybe a bit bigger than a golf ball essentially) and the taste wasn’t very lemony. I made them a second time with big ol’ lemons (so much more zest, more juice) and they tasted much more lemony. Side note, for me at least, this cookie doesn’t burn easy. I kind of forgot a batch in the oven for like 7 extra minutes and they were fine. Some recipes are timed to the minute, these are very forgiving. Just a light brown on the edges, and they were perfect
    Tastes great! Cookies expand a lot, so make sure to space them out well. I did not and got one big cookie 😊
    grinbaum a year ago
    I thought they were good. I happen to like the caramelized sugar on the bottom of the cookie when finished baking. The lemon flavor comes out more after a few days . This is on my request list of things to bring for dinner parties.
    Jackie Hescott 2 years ago
    Very refreshing and delicious! My family love it!
    Jo Geroche 2 years ago
    I LOVE them. I tweaked it a bit though. I thought the amount of sugar, plus the sugar coating, would make it too sweet, so I used 1&1/4 cups of sugar and used the juice of 2 lemons. The cookies tasted divine. It was still a bit sweet for my taste, though. I'm planning to only use a cup of sugar next time. I love the lemon flavor. It's just right - it's neither weak nor overpowering. And the lemon sugar coating gives a nice crunch to the cookies. 👌🏻👌🏻
    Joshua 2 years ago
    They were the perfect texture and gooeyness! My only complaint is they are VERY sweet. I would use a cup of sugar in the batter instead of 1 1/2 cups and coat generously in the lemon sugar
    Barbara Moore 2 years ago
    Delicious, light and refreshing. Blue ribbon at county fair
    karol 3 years ago
    had to put a little bit more of flour, but it turned out really good. Protip: never mistake the butters, put saltered butter on the recipe and it wasn't a good addition.
    Stacy B. 3 years ago
    Delicious. Lemon flavor shines through and the zest/sugar topping makes for a nice crunch on a chewy lemon cookie. Note: I added 1/2 tsp lemon zest (I love lemons) and my large lemon made more than a tbsp of lemon juice but I used it all.
    Bales 3 years ago
    The cookies taste okay, but rolling them in the lemon sugar was a bad idea. The sugar carmelized on the bottom of the cookies, making them sticky and "tough". They are hard to eat and not really cookie like.
    Jesse Cowan 3 years ago
    They were delicious!
    Laura M. 3 years ago
    tasted great would make again
    Hello Marcus 3 years ago
    It was great, but I had to put more lemon in it
    Donetta Jamieson 3 years ago
    Turned out yummy. Could have used more lemon though
    Queen Jade 3 years ago
    Quick and easy, but super yummy. I just rolled mine in caster sugar because I'm not one for effort. They turned out great still.
    Mary B. 3 years ago
    they were a hit with the family only thing is i only used the zest of 1 lemon in stead of 2 but they were still delicious!!!!
    Gea Bronkhorst 3 years ago
    Super easy to make and delicious!
    Jacobs 3 years ago
    So good Everyone loved them
    Mahya Nasiri 3 years ago
    It took more longer than 12m...
    Paige Jimenez 3 years ago
    Loved these! Super chewy, tart, and sweet. Made them in my culinary class because we had a bit of extra time and had to fight to take some home!
    Jean 3 years ago
    These are some of the best and easiest cookies I've made in a long time!
    Tishari McFarland 4 years ago
    Really delicious and simple enough. Made 2 nights ago and they were a hit. Making more tonight!
    Joe Gaither 4 years ago
    These things are addicting! Be prepared to make multiple batches at the request of hungry family members!
    Marlene K. 4 years ago
    Made according to recipe and came out delicious. But I used up all the lemon sugar to roll them in.
    Gullickson 4 years ago
    ferret very delicious very delicious
    Diana Jesus 4 years ago
    tasted great! dind't ciat them with sugar .

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