Cinnamon Lemon Cookies

Cinnamon Lemon Cookies


"These cinnamon cookies are given a hint of citrus with the addition of lemon zest."
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2 h 30 m servings 46 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings


  • Calories:
  • 46 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 30 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Beat butter and 1 cup sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat egg and vanilla extract into the butter until completely blended. Add flour, cinnamon, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt; continue mixing until flour is just incorporated. Cover bowl with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Stir 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; spread onto a flat surface.
  4. Divide dough into about 60 small balls. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat. Arrange onto baking sheets.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until edges are lightly browned, about 10 minutes.


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  1. 13 Ratings

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I love it when I'm the first reviewer of a recipe and it's a winner - and such is the case here! I wasn't sure I was going to like the lemon mixed with the cinnamon but I'm so glad I gave it a ...

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Did what it said to do but did not like the texture turned out flat and the lemon flavor just was not there enough. I don't like snicker doodles. But thanks anyway.

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I love it when I'm the first reviewer of a recipe and it's a winner - and such is the case here! I wasn't sure I was going to like the lemon mixed with the cinnamon but I'm so glad I gave it a ...

These are yummy and very cinnamon-y! Like a super cinnamon snickerdoodle with a hint of lemon. I cut the cinnamon-sugar mixture in half, and STILL had a lot left over. Also, I only got 40 coo...

Delicious! Love the twist of lemon in this cinnamon cookie....made no changes and there is not a cookie left after last nights company. Thanks!

These were really good. I did not have a lemon to zest so I replaced the zest with 2 tsp of lemon juice. I did not have time to refrigerate them for 2 hrs but just baked them right after mixing...

This is the first recipe I have taken the time to rate. Both my husband and I rate this 5 stars. The lemon zest adds a welcome taste of light - reminding us of spring!

These are great tasting cookies! They are pretty tedious in my opinion but worth the effort. I did not get 60 cookies but that is because it is only me and my husband and so I made them into abo...

Five stars for taste,but you'll have to double the recipe to get 60 cookies.

Like short bread with a hint of lemon.

These were absolutely amazing. I loved the little bits of lemon in this and I will definitely make these again next time.

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