Iced Lemon Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Barb Witherspoon

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.

Top Review by jk6714jk

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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