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A sweet but tart lemon cookie sprinkled with lemon zest sugar.
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Lemon Sugar

A sweet but tart lemon cookie sprinkled with lemon zest sugar.

Ingredients

Lemon Sugar

  • 4 TBS white sugar
  • 2 TBS lemon zest

Lemon Sugar Cookies

  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • lemon sugar

Instructions

Lemon Sugar

  • In a small bowl stir together your sugar and lemon zest
  • Spread sugar and zest out on parchment paper to dry
  • When dry put in a jar or baggie to keep
  • Store in a dry location

Lemon Sugar Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder together
  • In another medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together
  • Add to butter/sugar; vanilla, egg, and lemon zest - stir
  • Add flour mixture 1 cup at a time, stir between additions
  • Scoop 1 inch balls onto the cookie sheets
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes
  • Sprinkle warm cookies with a little lemon sugar
  • Remove to rack to cool
  • Serve warm and with milk