Lemon Cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, plus 2 tbsp more
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 3 cups confectioner’s sugar

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place butter & sugar in a large bowl. Beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time.
  • Add vanilla & 2 tbsp lemon juice.
  • Combine flour & baking soda in a bowl & mix together. Gradually add flour to wet ingredients.
  • Pour dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead dough for 4 minutes. Take a tbsp. of dough, roll into a cylinder shape (about 5”), then form a ring. Place on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes to rest.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Take out of the oven & let cookies cool.
  • Meanwhile put confectioner’s sugar in a bowl & stir in enough of the remaining lemon juice to make a thin glaze. Dip each cookie into the glaze & allow time for the frosting to set.

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