Lemon Refrigerator Cookies

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 15 mins

Butter, lemon, sugar and spice

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whip butter in large bowl until smooth.
  2. Add sugar and mix well.
  3. Add egg, lemon juice and zest; beat well.
  4. Combine and sift dry ingredients and gradually add into butter mixture.
  5. Mix well after each addition.
  6. Shape dough into 2 logs, (1 and 1/2" x 6").
  7. Wrap each in plastic wrap.
  8. Chill for 2-3 hours (or up to a week.) Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Cut logs into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  10. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  11. Bake about 15 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  12. Transfer to wire rack to cool.


Most Helpful

This made part of a very wonderful dessert for our dinner tonight. Just loved this! Thank you for sharing!

Charishma_Ramchandani March 13, 2004

I am not fond of these cookies. I was expecting a wonderfully tart and lemony sugar cookie. There is a faint bitterness. Other sugar cookies have a better texture.

Ambervim September 24, 2011

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