Lemon Cookies

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These cake-like lemon scented and lemon flavored cookies are easy to make and delicious to eat.

Lemon Cookies

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt, baking powder and baking soda
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer until light and fluffy.

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Add lemon zest, juice, egg and vanilla and mix until incorporated.

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Add flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda and mix until no flour can be seen in dough. Scrape down the sides and give the dough a good stir. Chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Place the confectioners’ sugar onto a plate. After 20 minutes, scoop the dough out using a teaspoon and roll into balls.

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Coat the balls in the confectioners’ sugar and place onto cookie sheets. Bake for 10-11 minutes. Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for a couple minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Enjoy :)

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