Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemony sweet sugar cookies made with real lemon juice

Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: dozen )
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  • 3 cup(s) flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup(s) ReaLemon juice
  • Lemon Icing
  • 1 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 2 tablespoon(s) corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) lemon extract


  1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and shortening until fluffy; beat in eggs. Stir in dry ingredients, then add lemon juice. Mix well.

  3. Chill mixture for 2 hours.

  4. Shape into 1 1/4 inch balls. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, then cool on wire racks.

  5. Make icing, and drizzle on top of cookies.
January 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by tinkerbell88 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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