These lemon crinkle cookies are the only lemon flavored cookie recipe you need; they’re simply sensational, with fresh lemon flavor.
Lemon Crinkle Cookies
- ½ cup (115g) butter, softened
- 1 cup (100g) sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- Grated lemon zest from 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 ½ cups (210g) cake flour (you can use all purpose too)
- ½ cup, about, powdered sugar, to roll cookies
- Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC. Line two cookie sheets with wax paper, or grease the bottoms.
- In a large bowl with a hand beater, mix butter and sugar well.
- Add vanilla, egg, lemon juice and zest and mix well again.
- Mix together flour, salt, baking powder and soda, and add it to the butter mixture.
- Mix until it forms a ball and is well blended with no dry spots.
- Put powdered sugar in a shallow dish or bowl. Make walnut size balls with the lemon mixture, and roll them in the powdered sugar, coating well.
- Place them in the baking sheets spacing them a bit. Bake them for 12 to 15 minutes, until they
- barely start to brown, are crinkled and rather dry on top.
- Let cool on wire rack and keep in tins.
barely adapted from Mel’s Kitchen Café
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