Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe | Yummly

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Jackie Hescott: "Very refreshing and delicious! My family love it!" Read More


  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 lemons (large)
  • 1 lemon (large, about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (lemon, recipe for rolling cookies)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium10% DV240mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories350Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C35%

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


    Jackie Hescott 3 months ago
    Very refreshing and delicious! My family love it!
    Jo Geroche 7 months ago
    I LOVE them. I tweaked it a bit though. I thought the amount of sugar, plus the sugar coating, would make it too sweet, so I used 1&1/4 cups of sugar and used the juice of 2 lemons. The cookies tasted divine. It was still a bit sweet for my taste, though. I'm planning to only use a cup of sugar next time. I love the lemon flavor. It's just right - it's neither weak nor overpowering. And the lemon sugar coating gives a nice crunch to the cookies. 👌🏻👌🏻
    Joshua 7 months ago
    They were the perfect texture and gooeyness! My only complaint is they are VERY sweet. I would use a cup of sugar in the batter instead of 1 1/2 cups and coat generously in the lemon sugar
    Barbara Moore 9 months ago
    Delicious, light and refreshing. Blue ribbon at county fair
    karol a year ago
    had to put a little bit more of flour, but it turned out really good. Protip: never mistake the butters, put saltered butter on the recipe and it wasn't a good addition.
    Stacy B. a year ago
    Delicious. Lemon flavor shines through and the zest/sugar topping makes for a nice crunch on a chewy lemon cookie. Note: I added 1/2 tsp lemon zest (I love lemons) and my large lemon made more than a tbsp of lemon juice but I used it all.
    Bales a year ago
    The cookies taste okay, but rolling them in the lemon sugar was a bad idea. The sugar carmelized on the bottom of the cookies, making them sticky and "tough". They are hard to eat and not really cookie like.
    Jesse Cowan a year ago
    They were delicious!
    Laura M. a year ago
    tasted great would make again
    Hello Marcus 2 years ago
    It was great, but I had to put more lemon in it
    Donetta Jamieson 2 years ago
    Turned out yummy. Could have used more lemon though
    Queen Jade 2 years ago
    Quick and easy, but super yummy. I just rolled mine in caster sugar because I'm not one for effort. They turned out great still.
    Mary B. 2 years ago
    they were a hit with the family only thing is i only used the zest of 1 lemon in stead of 2 but they were still delicious!!!!
    Gea Bronkhorst 2 years ago
    Super easy to make and delicious!
    Jacobs 2 years ago
    So good Everyone loved them
    Mahya Nasiri 2 years ago
    It took more longer than 12m...
    Paige Jimenez 2 years ago
    Loved these! Super chewy, tart, and sweet. Made them in my culinary class because we had a bit of extra time and had to fight to take some home!
    Jean 2 years ago
    These are some of the best and easiest cookies I've made in a long time!
    Tishari McFarland 2 years ago
    Really delicious and simple enough. Made 2 nights ago and they were a hit. Making more tonight!
    Joe G. 2 years ago
    These things are addicting! Be prepared to make multiple batches at the request of hungry family members!
    Bekah w. 2 years ago
    Pretty tummy, not a huge fan of lemon but can't go wrong with these
    Marlene K. 2 years ago
    Made according to recipe and came out delicious. But I used up all the lemon sugar to roll them in.
    Gullickson 2 years ago
    ferret very delicious very delicious
    Diana Jesus 2 years ago
    tasted great! dind't ciat them with sugar .