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Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Sugar Cookies, by , is from Rogualicious Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Deanne Herschberg
Added: Thursday, October 23, 2008


1 cup unsalted butter, melted, cooled
1 cup organic sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
2 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel

1. Heat oven to 375F. Line 2 to 3 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. In medium bowl, whisk together melted butter, sugar and brown sugar. Whisk in eggs, vanilla and 1 tablespoon lemon peel until well-blended. In another medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into butter mixture.

3. In small bowl, whisk together all glaze ingredients.

4. Use #16 cookie scoop or 1/4 cup measure to scoop dough; place on baking sheets, leaving at least 3 inches between cookies. Flatten gently into 3-inch rounds.

5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until just golden brown around edges but still pale in center and slightly soft. Remove from oven; immediately slide parchment paper onto wire racks. Cool 5 to 10 minutes. Brush glaze over cookies; cool completely.

18 (4-inch) cookies




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