Lemon Cookies

Makes 100
Lemon Cookies Image


2 1/2 cups 625 mL white flour
3 cups 750 mL whole wheat flour
2 tsp 10 mL baking powder
1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
1 tsp 5 mL salt
2 cups 500 mL butter
3 cups 750 mL white sugar
2 2 eggs
2 lemons 2 lemons lemon zest (grated peel)
1/2 cup 125 mL lemon juice (2 lemon's)


  1. Beat butter and sugar until smooth.
  2. Beat in eggs, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  3. Seperately, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add "dry" mixture to "wet" mixture in thirds.
  5. Form into "walnut-sized" balls (2.5 cm / 1 inch) and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. If you wish, dip the cookie dough balls in white sugar and place the cookie with the sugared side up.
  7. Bake at 350F (175C) for 10 minutes. They will spread to about twice the radius. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet for at least 2 minutes. When they are done, they will still be very soft.

The original form of this recipe is available on the Internet here.

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