Easy Lemon Shorties

READY IN: 57mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

Another cookie recipe for my "to try" list from Canadian Living Muffins and Cookies. *Preparation time includes 30 minutes refrigeration time

Top Review by Chef Kate

A very good, very straightforward recipe. I used all ap flour and was delighted with the texture of the cookies, but they lacked 'oomph' --I think they need salt and more lemon, I sprinkled mine with pearl sugar and used a daisy cutter and they looked great.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a large bowl, cream butter and beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Stir in lemon rind.
  3. Gradually stir in flour until blended.
  4. Shape dough into 2 equal discs, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 30 minutes until chilled.
  5. Preheat oven to 300F.
  6. Between 2 sheets of waxed paper, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.
  7. Using a 2 inch floured cutter, cut out cookies and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake in 300F oven for 17 to 30 minutes until lightly browned on bottom.
  9. Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool on racks.

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