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Deliciously Sweet Lemon Crinkle Cookies

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


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in the lemon extract and lemon zest.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, stirring until just combined.
  7. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the powdered sugar.
  8. Place the balls on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned.
  9. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 1 cookie
Calories: 140
Fat: 6g
Carbohydrates: 19g
Protein: 2g

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