Lemon Delight Cookies

Recipe by ForeverMama
READY IN: 27mins
YIELD: 3 dozen




  • Beat butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Add sugar, and beat until well blended. Add egg, lemon juice, vanilla extract and lemon peel until blended.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Gradually combine the dry ingredients into the butter mixture at low speed, blending well after each addition.
  • Shape dough into 2 logs about 1 1/2 to 2 inches in deameter. Wrap each log in plastic wrap adn refrigerate 2 - 3 hours. They can be stored for up to 3 days in the refrigerator or in the freezer for a later time.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place parchment paper on a cookie sheet and spray with cooking oil.
  • Slice the cookies 1/2 inch thick, coat them with powdered sugar and place them 1-inch apart on the cookie sheet.
  • Bake about 15 minutes or until the edges are lightly brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store them in an airtight container. If you have a sweet tooth, you can also dip the cookies again in powdered sugar before serving them.