Sugar Crusted Lemon Cookies
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 cups of flour
  • sugar to roll the dough in.
  1. Preaheat oven to 400°.
  2. With stand or hand mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add lemon extract, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest until well combined. It will begin to smell heavenly!
  3. Mix together baking soda, cornstarch and flour.
  4. Slowly add to dough, until flour mixture is fully incorporated.
  5. Scoop with small cookie scoop or rounded teaspoon. Roll into balls and roll in sugar.
  6. Bake for 6-7 minutes at 400°.
Decorator crystals may be used to roll the cookies in for a more crunchy exterior.
Recipe by TGIF - This Grandma is Fun at