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Lemon Sugar Cookies

Soft and Chewy Lemon Sugar Cookies are the perfect balance of sweet and slightly tart.
Course Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Butter cold, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest may put more lemon zest for extra flavor
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • *may put in a drop of yellow food coloring for color

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar for 4 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix just until combined.
  4. Drop dough onto light colored baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar or white sparkling sugar.