🍋Iced Lemon Cookies🍪


Lemon cookies:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lemon icing:

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest



1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking sheets.

2Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy; using stand or hand mixer on medium. Turn mixer to low. Add egg, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla extract; mix just until incorporated.

3Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture in three parts. Mix on low just until incorporated. Using 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop place dough on prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until very lightly browned on the edges. Cool on cookie cooling racks.

4In a small bowl whisk together powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk and lemon zest. Ice fully cooled cookies and place on cookie cooling racks to set.


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