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Fresh Lemon Cookies!

Weird that I’m making summery, fresh lemon cookies the only 2 days it’s actually raining in Los Angeles, but hey, they still taste good ­čÖé

Found this via Whisk Kid, which turns out to be a pretty cool blog on top of having an awesome lemon cookie recipe!

Recipe adapted from Whisk Kid

Ingredients for cookies:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • Lemon zest, from 1 lemon
  • Lemon juice, from half a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

Ingredients for lemon icing:

  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • Lemon juice, from half a lemon

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Cream together the butter and sugar, then add the egg, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla. Sift in the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Drop by 1.5 teaspoons onto lined baking sheets and bake for about 12 minutes until lightly golden around edges. Let cool on sheets completely, about 10 minutes. Makes 2 dozen.

2. Beat together the confectioners sugar and lemon juice. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Eat.

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