Lemon cookies, delicious cookies that are crunchy and creamy inside

These lemon cookies are similar in shape to typical cookies, they are super soft and full of lemon flavor. They are incredibly easy to make and can be the perfect gift for anyone who loves lemon flavored desserts.

If you have leftover cookies, which I doubt, you can freeze them like this, if at any time you get a craving for a lemon cookie, you just have to thaw them. To do this, simply wrap each cookie well in cling film and then, in a zip-lock bag or an airtight container, store the cookies in the freezer for up to 3 months. To enjoy them, just take them out of the freezer and leave them at room temperature for a while, they will be perfect.

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • cooking time: 10 minutes
    • total time: 1 hour and 25 minutes
    • rations: 18 units
    • Category: cake shop
    • type of cuisine: North American
    • Calories per serving (kcal):249

Ingredients for lemon cookies for 18 people

    • 230 g unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 300g white sugar
    • 1 small lemon
    • 1 egg M
    • 375 g of common wheat flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 50 g of white sugar to coat the cookies
lemon cookie ingredients

How to make lemon cookies

In a bowl, beat the 230 grams of butter with the 300 grams of white sugar and the lemon zest, for about 3 minutes, until the mixture lightens a bit and is creamy.

We beat the butter and the sugar of the lemon cookiesAdd the lemon juice and the medium egg, and beat well for a couple of minutes.

Add the egg and the juice to the lemon cookie dough

Little by little, we add the 375 grams of flour, the teaspoon of baking soda and the quarter teaspoon of salt. We beat just until the flour is integrated, so as not to over beat the dough.

add baking soda flour and salt to the lemon cookiesCover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave in the fridge for 1 hour.

cover the bowl and refrigerate the Lemon CookiesPreheat the oven to 180ºC. With the help of the ice cream spoon, if we have it, we are taking portions of dough. Coat them with the 50 grams of white sugar and place them separately on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

make the lemon cookie balls

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until we see that the edges are slightly golden. Leave on the tray for about 5 minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack until they cool completely.

Lemon cookies on the rackinside of lemon cookies

Easy preparation summary

    1. Cream the butter, sugar and lemon zest
    1. Add the juice and the egg, and beat
    1. Add the flour, baking soda and salt
    1. Cover the bowl and refrigerate
    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC, make portions of the dough and coat with the sugar
    1. Bake for 10-12 minutes and let cool completely on a wire rack.