Lemon Drop Cookies

Lemon Drop Cookies

Add a little sunshine and make these everyday drop cookies - soft and lemony!

50 min.prep time 1:20total time
54 cookies
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (6-ounce) container lemon or plain lowfat yogurt
2 Land O Lakes® All-Natural Eggs
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup white baking chips, if desired

Frosting

2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

Garnish

Yellow decorator sugar

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.

Combine sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add all remaining cookie ingredients except white baking chips in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Stir in white baking chips, if desired.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Remove cookies to cooling rack; cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Frost cooled cookies. Decorate as desired.

Recipe Tip

Store these soft cookies between layers of waxed paper in a loosely covered container.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 90

Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 60mg

Carbohydrates: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15176©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My husband seldom comments on my baking.. However... He Loved these cookies and gobbled them down!
Loved these cookies! They were a big hit with the whole family. Not too sweet and just enough lemony goodness. Will bake again, and again and again. :)

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