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Recipe of the Week

2017-10-29 01:18:32

Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes

Total time: 22 minutes



1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1-1/2cups granulated sugar

1 egg

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

zest of two large lemons

juice of one large lemon, about 1 tablespoon

1/4 cup lemon sugar recipe for rolling cookies



Preheat oven to 350º F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.


Cream together butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add egg and mix until well-combined.


Stir in flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice. Allow to sit for about 3 minutes to allow lemon flavor to develop.


Scoop cookie dough by the tablespoon full and roll into a ball.


Add lemon sugar to a large bowl for rolling cookie dough in before baking. Place each ball of cookie dough into the bowl of lemon sugar and roll to coat well. Place cookie dough onto baking sheet, spacing about 1½-inches to 2 inches apart. Lightly press each cookie down.


Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.


Makes: 24 cookies

Lemon Sugar Recipe


1/2 cup granulated sugar

zest of one large lemon



Stir together granulated sugar and lemon zest. Store in an airtight container for later use.


Makes: 1/2 cup

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