Frosted Lemon Cookies
Lemon Cookies Recipe

Frosted Lemon Cookies

This lemon cookie is delightfully crisp and tender with the refreshing flavor of lemon.

60
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

Glaze

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup lemon juice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cookie ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl; stir until smooth. Frost warm cookies with glaze. Sprinkle with additional lemon zest, if desired.

Nutrition

80Calories
3Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
60Sodium (mg)
13Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  June 03, 2017

I made these cookies and took them to work. I got all kinds of compliments. The cooks at work all asked for the recipe. Also, I used cornstarch instead of cream of tartar and it worked out fine.

— says marie williams
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  July 01, 2016

We love this recipe💗Whenever I bring these anywhere they disappear and I get praise for sharing them:)

— says Susan
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