Crispy Lemon Cookies

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by pink cook

I make the cookies with this good recipe that maybe you would like to try:

Top Review by Meghan O

The lemon flavor was nice, but these never got crispy for me. They spread out quite a bit, but remained soft in the middle, even after the edges had browned. I liked the idea of using reduced lemon juice instead of lemon extract--I'll use that again on a different recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Bring lemon juice to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat; cook until reduced by half.
  3. Add in 1/2 cup butter and stir until melted.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl.
  5. Cream remaining butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Add egg and lemon butter.
  7. Mix until pale, about 3 minutes.
  8. Mix in vanilla.
  9. Add in flour and mix well.
  10. Form 1-1/2" balls and drop them onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.
  11. Bake until lightly browned, 12-15 minutes.
  12. Cool on rack and store in airtight container, (if they last that long!).

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