Lemon Cookies Recipe

Lemon Cookies

For the true lemon lover, these crisp cookies are the perfect treat. They’re soft, chewy, and packed with bold lemon flavor.


➥ ²/₃ cup (135 grams) granulated white sugar
➥ 1 tablespoon (6 grams) freshly grated lemon zest (outer yellow skin of lemon) (about 1-2 large lemons)
➥ 14 tablespoons (200 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
➥ 2 large egg yolks (35 grams), at room temperature
➥ 2 cups (260 grams) all-purpose flour
➥ ¹/₄ teaspoon salt.

Method of preparation
  • Preheat your oven to 350°. Cream sugar and butter.
  • Add egg yolk in the mix with a spatula add lemon juice and lemon zest.
  • Add vanilla essence keep mixing then add wheat flour in salt.
  • Knead your dough then cover with cling film in refrigerate for 30 minutes. 
  • Divide the dough into small balls. Put them on the baking try press with a fork to decorate the cookies.
  • Bake until they are almost golden brown.
Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps suppress food cravings. It is great for overall immune health and helps flush toxins from the body by making the liver more efficient. Lemons are alkaline forming and will aid in weight loss.
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