Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies


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These easy biscuits use have lemon juice and fresh grated lemon peel. They are baked until golden brown, crisp and delicious. Great for afternoon tea.


Makes: 12 biscuits

  • 190g butter
  • 1 cup (220g) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:22min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cream together butter, sugar and vanilla. Add lemon juice, peel and mix until smooth. In a separate bowl mix flour, powder and soda. Mix the dry into the wet mixture then stir well to combine.
  3. Roll into balls, about a tablespoon a piece then place on prepared baking tray then bake in the preheated oven until done, about 12-14 minutes.

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this dough was way to wet and sticky to roll into balls. I ended up spreading it on a parchment lined cookie sheet, but they turned out greasy. Something is flawed with the ingredients - 09 May 2013

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