Limoncello Cookies

Recipe by Elmotoo
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 20 cookies




  • For the cookies:
  • Cream butter and confectioner’s sugar with hand mixer. Stir in flour, lemon zest, limoncello, and salt until dough forms.
  • Roll into log, about 1 1/2 inches wide and 10 inches long. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for a few hours or overnight.
  • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cookie sheet with greased parchment paper. Take golf-ball-size piece of dough and roll between palms to form a lemon shape. Flatten until dough is 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until cookies just begin to brown on bottom. The dough will not expand on cookie sheet.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • For the glaze: Mix sugar and limoncello together in small bowl.
  • When cookies have cooled completely, drizzle glaze over top or spread on lightly with knife.