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Lemon cookies are a staple of English tea time. However, you can bring all the sophistication of a high tea to your table with these lightly sweetened lemon cookies. Made with fresh lemon juice and zest, each bite of these lemon cookies have a burst of refreshing citrus flavor. These cookies make a great addition to a glass of iced tea on a warm summer afternoon. They also pair wonderfully with a hot cup of tea in the wintertime.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams butter (cubed and room temperature)
  • 170 grams sugar
  • 270 grams flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a food processor, pulse together the butter, sugar, flour, salt, and lemon zest.
  2. When it starts to form a ball, stop.
  3. Add the lemon juice and pulse another 2 to 3 times.
  4. Roll the dough out into a long sausage shape and wrap in plastic wrap.
  5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  7. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  8. Remove the dough and the plastic wrap.
  9. Cut the dough into 1-centimeter wheels and place them on the baking tray.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes or until the edges are golden.
  11. Do not move them much until they have cooled.
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NutritionView more

250Calories
Sodium8%DV190mg
Fat20%DV13g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs11%DV32g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories250Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium190mg8%
Potassium55mg2%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate32g11%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars14g28%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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