Community Recipe
from [Supermom7738]
Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

Makes 4 dozen

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook time: 9 Minutes


  • 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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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

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.

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.

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.

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