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Lemon Drop Cookies

Lemon Drop Cookies

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

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50 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time



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


2 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest


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 (1 cookie)

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