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Zesty Lemon Cookies

Zesty Lemon Cookies

These delicious lemon cookies are a summertime favorite and have the perfect balance of sweetness and flavor thanks to our Organic Pure Lemon Extract.

Cookie Ingredients

2 cups/500 mL all purpose flour
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL baking powder
1/4 tsp/1.2 mL salt
1 cup/250 mL unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup/180 mL granulated sugar1 large egg
2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Organic Pure Lemon Extract

Icing Ingredients 

1 cup/250 mL powdered sugar
1 tbsp/15 mL milk
1-1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Organic Pure Lemon Extract


Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a mixer, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and lemon extract, mixing until combined. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup/125 mL at a time until combined.

Roll dough into circles. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on rack.

Icing: In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, milk and lemon extract until smooth. Add more milk to make thinner. Using a spoon, drizzle icing. Ready to serve when set.


Makes 24 cookies.



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