Lemon and Poppy Seed Melt Away Cookies

Recipe by DogAndCatDoc
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins




  • In medium mixing bowl beat butter with electric mixer on medium to high for 30 seconds.
  • Add granulated sugar, poppy seeds, and baking soda and beat until combined.
  • Beat in egg yolk, milk, lemon peel, and vanilla until combined.
  • Beat in as much of flour as you can with electric mixer, then using wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Shape each half into 9 inch long roll.
  • Wrap both "logs" in plastic wrap.
  • Chill in refrigerator for 4 or more hours (up to 24).
  • Using a sharp knife (or string/dental floss) cut dough into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Place slices 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375°F for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm and bottom is light brown.
  • Place powdered sugar in plastic bag. While still warm transfer several cookies at a time to bag and shake gently until coated. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely. When completely cool, shake cookies in powdered sugar one more time.