Lemon Butter Cookies

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  • 1 cup butter (or vegetable shortening)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • powdered sugar (for dusting)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium4% DV90mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs9% DV26g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories230Calories from Fat120
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat120
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Michi La 4 months ago
    really good u do reccomend putting half a cup more of flour but the taste was pretty good. i also put more lemon zest
    brayden h. 4 months ago
    the turned out well but the batter is more sticky than id like. it works well if you do 3 cups of flour instead of 2 1/2
    Julius 4 months ago
    The first day I didn't like the texture hut the next day they were perfect.
    Rich 4 months ago
    Very nice biscuits. I used 5 fresh lemon rind grated and juice from 3 of those lemons. Which made a soft mixture which I then piped into buisciuts.
    tee p. 5 months ago
    These are bland...and i added to the recipe. Don't waste your butter, sugar, and flour on this. I added a little lemonade and lemon extract because I didnt have lemons. However the texture is a real nice slight crispy and very soft inside...that's the only thing this recipe has going for it.
    Cindy 5 months ago
    I used the recipe with the butter. I also added the lemon extract. They came out really good. Nice lemon flavor with a touch of sweet from the powdered sugar.
    Lowe 6 months ago
    The texture is perfect !
    Dayday 6 months ago
    the batter was too runny. left it in the fridge for a day and its still not manageable.
    Jan W. 7 months ago
    A really nice butter cookie, easy to make, but I had to add more lemon to get a good lemony taste.
    Miner 7 months ago
    Bland. I wasn’t impressed at all.
    Mert T. 8 months ago
    Added a little more sugar and lemon juice. Best butter cookie ever
    Amanda Shyu 8 months ago
    good but nothing special.
    Rocco 8 months ago
    Pretty good but I would add more sugar
    Marc S. 8 months ago
    They are ok, they have a very subtle lemon flavor and not sweet really. It’s a very bland cookie. We felt it tasted like a very dense pound cake.
    Mrs. Snyder 8 months ago
    Nice texture, but as other reviewers stated, they are not lemony enough. I added more zest, additional lemon juice as well as lemon extract, but the flavor didn't seem to pop as I would have liked.
    Babb 9 months ago
    My boyfriend and I loved these! I didn’t have lemon zest, so i just added a lot of extra lemon juice. They’re beautiful. Thanks for the recipe!
    Cassandra Alexander 9 months ago
    Easy to make. However not sweet enough and not much of a lemon taste.
    Manuela Bermúdez 9 months ago
    they were easy and tasty
    Valerie 9 months ago
    They tasted great. However, I messed up and forgot to press them with a fork so they were little ball cookies (Oops!). I did one lemon worth of lemon juice to get a stronger flavor
    Amy 9 months ago
    Turned out great. Next time I’ll add a bit more lemon juice. I added 1/2 tsp cardamom to the powdered sugar to see if it would taste good. I think I’ll try the next batch with a full tsp in the batter and none in the powdered sugar. Made 3 dozen.
    Leonie 9 months ago
    Great! Very soft and crumbly. I would also like to try them with a bit more sugar in the dough - in stead of dusting them with powdered sugar after baking - for extra crispyness on the outside. Overall great foulproof recipe! They didn't last very long :)
    SeasonedHomeCook 10 months ago
    So good, light and fluffy...yumm
    julis 10 months ago
    it was great recipe fast easy and delicious, I am 11 and English is my second language I understood everything
    Narjess 10 months ago
    So delicious, so yummy! Jst Perfect👌
    Lilahlee Borland a year ago
    Family loved them. Next time going to add a bit more lemon juice to strengthen the flavor