Friday, March 23, 2012

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Ah, yes. Another lemon cookie. But totally different from the one the other day!

These cookies were another fabulous lemon treat that didn't last very long in this house!

I wish that I could describe all the delicious lemony goodness that these cookies exuded. They were better than a lemon cookie that you would get at the store and literally melted in your mouth!

I think they would be great as a key lime cookie as well!

Lemon Crinkle Cookies
recipe adapted from this recipe at Lauren's Latest

½ cup Butter, Softened
1 cup Sugar
½ tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 egg
1 teaspoon Lemon Zest
1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Baking Powder
⅛ teaspoon Baking Soda
1-½ cups All-purpose Flour
½ cup Powdered Sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Spray baking sheets with non stick cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. 
  4. Whip in vanilla, egg, lemon zest and juice. Scrape sides and mix again. 
  5. Stir in all dry ingredients slowly until just combined, excluding the powdered sugar. Scrape sides of bowl and mix again briefly. 
  6. Pour powdered sugar onto a large plate. 
  7. Roll a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar.
  8.  Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.
  9. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown.
  10.  Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
  11. Enjoy!


Jenn said...

I have been wanting to try this recipe. Good to know you like them too!

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