Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

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"I was trying to make lemon cookies, but ended up making something totally different and I was glad with the outcome."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 196 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cream sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Whisk flour and baking powder together in a separate bowl; gradually beat into creamed butter mixture until just combined. Beat eggs, 1 at a time, into butter-flour mixture until dough is thoroughly mixed; stir in lemon extract. Drop small scoops of dough onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies spring back when touched, 10 to 12 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can add a lemon glaze for more flavor if you'd like, or even add lemon zest to make the lemon stand out more.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

I loved these cookies! I did add lemon zest to the batter because I didn't think it could hurt to have more lemon flavor. I must say that I think 400 degrees is too high to bake such a delicat...

Most helpful critical review

OK, now I wish I had read the reviews first. The temp is way too high...I'd go with 350 and check after 7 min. I too used zest in batter along with subbing real juice instead of extract. I'd ...

I loved these cookies! I did add lemon zest to the batter because I didn't think it could hurt to have more lemon flavor. I must say that I think 400 degrees is too high to bake such a delicat...

These cookies are delicious! I followed the tips that were left in the previous reviews (bake @ 350 for 9 min, add lemon zest to batter). My husband, brother-in-law and son loved them. For my gl...

I made these exactly as directed and I thought that they were just OK. If I make these again I will definitely add in some lemon zest. I did make a lemon glaze and drizzle on top, and it was ver...

Absolutely delicious!! Packed with lemon flavor!! I pretty much stayed true to recipe, as a personal preference, I baked at 350* for 10 min. I didn't have any lemon extract so I used 1 fresh lem...

I also put the oven to 350 for 9 mins and added some lemon juice to the batter. They are really easy to make I just wish they were a little more moist. The kids and the hubby liked them a lot, s...

Easy, tasty, and definitely will make again. I added 3 teaspoons of good lemon extract and a nine ounce bag of Dove's Dark Chocolate Covered Blueberries. Yum, blueberries and lemon - love the co...

Great tasting cookies. I would suggest lowering oven temperature to 350. They are not as sweet as I like cookies so next time I'll bump up the sugar. All things considered they are darn good. My...

I followed the suggestion on the lower temperature, just to be safe, and these came out great! Nice lemon flavor without any glaze.

This recipe is extremely easy to make and tastes amazing! I highly recommend this recipe to all cookie lovers!