Lemon Cookies

Makes 4 dozen

Yield: 6 servings
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  • 3 cup(s) butter softened
  • 6 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon zest
  • 6 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 9 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 3 cup(s) powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease light colored baking sheets w/ non-stick cooking spray, set aside.

  3. In large bowl, cream butter & sugar together until light & fluffy. Whip in vanilla, egg, lemon zest, & juice. Scrape sides and mix again. Stir in all dry ingredients (except powdered sugar) slowly until just combined. Scrape sides of bowl & mix again briefly.

  4. Pour powdered sugar into a large plate. Roll a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in the powdered sugar. Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.

  5. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown and cookies have a matte (not melty or shiny). Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
April 2014

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Supermom7738 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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