Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies

"These light cookies are crisp on the outside and soft inside, making it hard to eat just one! I most often bake them for Christmas and Valentine's Day."
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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 78 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon juice, cream and lemon peel. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle. On a lightly floured surface, roll out to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters dipped in flour. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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The actual dough itself was awesome, but there was hardly any lemon flavor to it. I ended up tripling the amount of lemon juice and doubling the amount of zest, and it still really needed someth...

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These are pretty yummy. Cut-out cookies are a major FAIL for me so I made these as drop cookies. I also didn't have to chill the dough since I made them this way. I was a little short on juice s...

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The actual dough itself was awesome, but there was hardly any lemon flavor to it. I ended up tripling the amount of lemon juice and doubling the amount of zest, and it still really needed someth...

These are pretty yummy. Cut-out cookies are a major FAIL for me so I made these as drop cookies. I also didn't have to chill the dough since I made them this way. I was a little short on juice s...

I cut the recipe in half since I hadn't tried these yet and I am wishing I would have left the recipe whole. These are DELICIOUS. These are officially my absolute most favorite cookie. I used li...

I had really high hopes for these cookies but unfortunately they fell a little short for me. The texture was perfect. They were crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. But for me, they had...

I made these in my culinary arts class for parent's night and, though we were out of lemons, the cookies were a smashing success! But, also because of the lack of lemons, the cookies were not a...

I will give these a four because as the recipe stands, I'm sure they're great. Mine, on the other hand, were not great, but were still pretty good. I started making these at about 8pm, not hav...

Made these for Easter this year. I brought some over to my inlaws house and they loved them. I gave some to my best friend Vanessa and I also gave some to my mom and sister. Everyone loved them!...

More sugary than lemony

These are wonderful! Soft and sweet and just a little bit tart. They roll and cut out easily. A perfect holiday treat.

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