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Lemon Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by twitz

Makes 30 servings



Weight Watchers 3 points for 2 cookies

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Cookies

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp table salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 egg yolk large
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp lemon zest, finely chopped
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 spray cooking spray, flour-variety recommended

Recipe Directions for Lemon Cookies

  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add egg yolks and combine thoroughly.

  3. Add lemon juice and zest; beat well.

  4. Add sour cream and a small amount of flour mixture; beat to combine.

  5. Add rest of flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

  6. Turn dough out onto a large piece of plastic wrap. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 2 hours and up to 24 hours.

  7. Preheat oven to 375F.

  8. Coat 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray.

  9. Tear off heaping tablespoons of dough and roll into balls; place about 2-inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.

  10. Press each ball down with palm of your hand to flatten.

  11. Press tines of a fork across cookies in one direction to make lines.

  12. Press tines of a fork across cookies in opposite direction to make a cross-hatch pattern.

  13. Bake until edges of cookies turn golden, about 9 to 12 minutes.

  14. Remove from oven and leave on cookie sheets for 1 or 2 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 19.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
71
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
52mg
2%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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