Total Time
3hrs 8mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 8 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and butter in a medium-size bowl.
  2. Beat in eggs, then flour and lemon peel. Knead gently together. Don't overwork the dough, but make sure it's consistent.
  3. Chill dough for 3 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350'F.
  5. Roll out dough with rolling pin.
  6. Cut into shapes and place on greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake until tops get pinkish-brown, about 8 minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

My favorite sugar cookie recipe! The lemon zest adds the most wonderfully subtle flavor. Great for rolling and decorating.