Lemon Drop Cookies
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Lemon Drop Cookies

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

54
cookies
50 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 (6-ounce) container lemon or plain lowfat yogurt

2 large Land O Lakes® 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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake7-9 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Remove cookies to cooling rack; cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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

Nutrition

90Calories
3.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
60Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  September 14, 2015

I made these cookies over the weekend and I love, love, love them!!! My husband and coworkers love them too!! These were a huge hit with everyone and I'm already giving the recipe to others! I will definitely keep them in my favorites folder!! Thank you!!

— says Sabndra
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  December 23, 2014

Followed the recipe but the cookies came out doughy. I didn't like them at all.

— says Jane
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