SWEETS RECIPES

ICED LEMON COOKIES

ICED LEMON COOKIES

INGREDIENTS NEEDED:

— 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

— 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

— 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

— 1/2 teaspoon salt

— 1 cup granulated sugar

— 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

— One egg

— 2 tablespoons lemon zest

— 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

— 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lemon Icing:

— 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

— 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

— 2 tablespoons lemon zest

— 1 1/2 tablespoons milk

RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking sheets.

Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy; using stand or hand mixer on medium. Turn mixer to low. Add egg, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla extract; mix just until incorporated.

Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture in three parts. Mix on low just until incorporated. Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, place dough on prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until very lightly browned on the edges. Cool on cookie cooling racks.

In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk, and lemon zest. Ice fully cooled cookies and place on cookie cooling racks to set.

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