Iced Lemon Cookies

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

This recipe came from the Knoxville News-Sentinel, from a recipe sharing column. These cookies are similar to the ones sold at Ham 'n Goodys, a favorite local eatery. Ham 'n Goodys' lemon cookies are famous in Knoxville.

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  1. Sift flour, baking powder and soda into large bowl.
  2. Beat butter and sugar.
  3. Gradually add dry ingredients and lemon juice to sugar mixture.
  4. Chill dough 1 hour.
  5. On floured surface, roll half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness.
  6. Cut cookies out.
  7. Place on ungreased baking sheets and bake at 400 degrees for 7-9 minutes.
  8. Glaze:.
  9. Mix sugar and lemon juice together.
  10. Once cookies have cooled, top with glaze.
  11. Let set before eating.
Most Helpful

Not the same as Ham N Goody's. They were to cake like. Ham N Goody's is a thin, dense cookie with a little saltiness to it. The baking soda and baking powder made them bitter and rise to much.

2 5

Okay, but not even close to the same texture or flavor as Ham 'N Goody's lemon cookies. Too tart & cake-like for me & I even used less lemon juice than the recipe called for.

5 5

These are lovely cookies! They melt in your mouth and have a great lemony taste. Thanks for the recipe!