Lemon Crinkle Cookie Recipe
This Lemon Crinkle Cookie Recipe is a delicious and easy way to make a classic cookie. The tart lemon flavor is balanced by the sweetness of the cookie, and the crinkled texture adds a nice crunch. The cookies are perfect for a special occasion or just for a sweet treat.
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons lemon extract
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Stir in the lemon extract and lemon zest.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring until just combined.
- Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the powdered sugar.
- Place the balls on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned.
- Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Serving size: 1 cookie