Lemon Sugar Cookies
These Lemon Sugar Cookies are a delicious and easy-to-make treat. The combination of lemon and sugar creates a sweet and tart flavor that is sure to please. The cookies are soft and chewy, and the lemon zest adds a nice zing. Enjoy these cookies with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot tea.
– 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
– 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest
– 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
4. Add the eggs, one at a time, and mix until combined.
5. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combined.
7. Scoop the dough into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheets.
8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
9. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
– Calories: 140
– Fat: 7g
– Sodium: 120mg
– Carbohydrates: 18g
– Fiber: 0g
– Protein: 2g