Lemony Butter Cookies

READY IN: 2hrs 38mins
Recipe by RecipeNut

Prep Time includes Chilling time ; )

Top Review by Baby Kato

These were great cookies RecipeNut. We really enjoyed these sweet, fragile cookies. They were tender, light, crisp and subtley flavored. I made large hearts and glazed them lightly with a simple sugar and lemon syrup. Thanks so much for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1.
  2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy.
  3. Beat in egg until light and fluffy.
  4. Mix in flour, lemon juice, lemon peel, baking powder and salt.
  5. Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  6. 2.
  7. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  8. Roll out dough, a small portion at a time, on well-floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
  9. (Keep remaining dough in refrigerator.) Cut with 3-inch round or fluted cookie cutter.
  10. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.
  11. Sprinkle with sugar.
  12. 3.
  13. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  14. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets.
  15. Remove from wires racks; cool completely.
  16. Store in airtight container.

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