Lemon Butter Cookies

Lemon Butter Cookies

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Stephanie Schleigh

Stephanie Schleigh

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"I made these after a friend told me how much she loved Trader Joe’s lemon cookies. I had already created the base butter wafer and then added lemon extract for a melt in your mouth treat. You can serve them plain or dip them into a flavored icing (I prefer almond extract) that hardens."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

10 min

Baking

7 min

Resting

2 min

Ingredients

2Servings
cups
flour
tsp
baking soda
tsp
baking powder
cup
butter
cup
margarine
cups
sugar
egg
tsp
vanilla extract
tsp
lemon extract
pinch
ground cinnamon

Utensils

Measuring spoon

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  • Step 1/12

    Preheat oven to 375°F

  • Step 2/12

    • cups flour
    • tsp baking soda
    • tsp baking powder

    In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and baking powder, then set aside

  • Step 3/12

    • cup butter
    • cups sugar

    In a separate bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer

  • Step 4/12

    • cup margarine

    Add margarine and beat until creamy

  • Step 5/12

    • egg
    • tsp vanilla extract
    • tsp lemon extract

    Beat in egg and vanilla & lemon extracts

  • Step 6/12

    Slowly beat in the flour mixture

  • Step 7/12

    • pinch ground cinnamon

    Add a pinch of cinnamon and fold in

  • Step 8/12

    • Measuring spoon

    Using a teaspoon measuring spoon, create dough balls

  • Step 9/12

    Place dough balls onto nonstick cookie sheet

  • Step 10/12

    Bake in oven for 7 minutes

  • Step 11/12

    Let cool for 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack

  • Step 12/12

    Optional: Dip into almond flavored icing. Allow it to harden overnight.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Lemon Butter Cookies

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