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Lemon Sugar Cookies

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Lemon Sugar Cookies

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  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 lemons (large)
  • 1 lemon (large, about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (lemon, recipe for rolling cookies)
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    Calories350Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C35%

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


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    Lucy 8 months ago
    Super good flavor and crunchy! I made the first batch a bit too big but went smaller for the rest. It was worth zesting 3 lemons! Per
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    Victoria limbocker 10 months ago
    Great! Definitely used more lemon then it calls for.
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    M Mmielke a year ago
    Easy and fun to make with my daughter. We substituted Truvia for the cup and a half of sugar to lower the calories.
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    Kidd a year 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
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    Robinson 2 years ago
    Great! Used Meyer lemons from my neighbors tree.
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    Gombo 2 years ago
    Delicious recipe. Cookies had great lemon taste. I’ll make again
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    Alexa DeFrancesco 2 years ago
    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
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    Lyudmila Pryalkina 2 years ago
    Tastes great! Cookies expand a lot, so make sure to space them out well. I did not and got one big cookie 😊
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    grinbaum 2 years 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.
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    Jackie Hescott 3 years ago
    Very refreshing and delicious! My family love it!
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    Jo Geroche 3 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. 👌🏻👌🏻
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    Joshua 3 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
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    Barbara Moore 3 years ago
    Delicious, light and refreshing. Blue ribbon at county fair
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    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.
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    Stacy B. 4 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.
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    Bales 4 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.
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    Jesse Cowan 4 years ago
    They were delicious!
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    Hello Marcus 4 years ago
    It was great, but I had to put more lemon in it
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    Jamieson 4 years ago
    Turned out yummy. Could have used more lemon though
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    Queen Jade 4 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.
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    Mary B. 4 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!!!!
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    Gea Bronkhorst 4 years ago
    Super easy to make and delicious!
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    Jacobs 4 years ago
    So good Everyone loved them
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    Mahya Nasiri 4 years ago
    It took more longer than 12m...
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    Paige Jimenez 4 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!
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    Jean 4 years ago
    These are some of the best and easiest cookies I've made in a long time!
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    Tishari McFarland 4 years ago
    Really delicious and simple enough. Made 2 nights ago and they were a hit. Making more tonight!
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    Joe Gaither 4 years ago
    These things are addicting! Be prepared to make multiple batches at the request of hungry family members!
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    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.
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    Gullickson 4 years ago
    ferret very delicious very delicious