Recipe posted: 24th January 2021
Soft, fluffy, delicious lemon cookies!
SOFT AND FLUFFY Lemon Cookies
I have been making this recipe for two years now and I really love the texture in them. The great thing about them is that they don't have too much sugar! They turn out perfect every time.
Ingredients in lemon cookies
I wouldn’t suggest changing anything in this recipe, keep the ingredients and measurements the same and you won’t be disappointed.
Use regular all-purpose flour for best results. I haven't tested other flours but if you do, feel free to leave me a comment below!
Use a small amount of granulated sugar for best results.
Use 1 medium-sized egg for best results.
Use vegan butter to keep this recipe dairy-free, but you can go ahead and use regular if you prefer.
Use lemon juice and lemon zest.
Finally, use a combination of baking powder and baking soda.
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Recipe and photographs by The Heavenly Bakes
Soft, fluffy, delicious lemon cookies!Prep: 15 Cook: 12 Total: 27 minutes
Yield 8 cookies
- 1 - 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup softened butter
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- Start by preheating the oven to 350°F/180°C and line the baking tray with parchment paper.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer, whisk the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add the egg and vanilla and continue to mix.
- Add the lemon juice and mix further.
- Add the lemon zest, salt, baking powder, baking soda, flour and mix again.
- Form the dough into small balls and slightly flatten them on the tray.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes.
- Let cool slightly, add some powdered sugar on top and enjoy!
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