Lemon Shortbread Cookies

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Debster

My favorite cookie to eat with tea. Pure comfort. Wonderful for gifts...if there are any left.

Top Review by luvmybge

Very nice cookie.. easy to make and tasty, too. Thanks for posting. I'm going to add it to my cookie file. I used the fresh lemon juice and the zest of one lemon. I left some of the cookies plain..and some of them I put 2 chocolate chips on the middle of the cookie as soon as they came out of the oven. Then when the chips melted I spread the chocolate down the middle.. It sure saved melting and dipping!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with electric mixer.
  3. Scrape sides of the bowl.
  4. Add lemon juice, zest and flour and mix thoroughly on low speed.
  5. Shape level tablespoons of dough into logs on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 15-20 minutes until cookie spreads and is very light brown in color.
  7. Cookies may be dipped in soft lemon frosting or melted chocolate on one end.
  8. Chill to set chocolate or frosting.

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