- All-purpose flour 2 cups
- Almond flour ½ cups
- Baking powder 2 tsp • 156 kcal
- Cream Cheese 225 gr
- Softened unsalted butter 113 gr
- Sugar 1 cup • 470 kcal
- Sea salt ½ tsp
- Eggs 2 plus 1 egg yolk • 130 kcal
- Lemon zest 2 Tbsp fresh grated
- Lemon juice 1 Tbsp fresh
- yellow food coloring 1 drop, if desire
- sugar powder 1 cup
This homemade lemon cookies is very delicious and easy to make. For bright yellow colour we use fresh grated lemon zest and fresh squeezed lemon juice. Add for additional yellow food colouring if you want more colour.For robust lemon flavor, you can use the lemon three ways: extract, zest, and juice. If you want to intensify that, glaze them and sprinkle with zest.
So beauty crinkle with powdered sugar on it. Perfectly treat for all your family. This cookies is very soft and chewy and with a perfect balance of sugar and lemon flavour.
Just simple ingredients and equipment requested. We recommend use a hand mixer or a stand mixer to beat cream cheese and butter for creamy and fluffy consistency.
In a large bowl whisk together flour, almond flour and baking powder. Add sea salt.Set aside.
In a medium bowl, beat together with hand mixer cream cheese and softened unsalted butter until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar, lemon zest, fresh lemon juice and yellow food colouring. Mix until well combined.
Add the eggs with egg yolk and beat in well. Add the mixture to the flour and mix no flour patches remain.
Cover with a food firm and chill the cookies dough in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
After them roll the dough into tablespoon-sizes balls and then roll in sugar powder to lightly coat.
Cover the baking sheet with a paper and preheat the oven to the 400 *F. Place on the baking sheet prepared cookies balls. Bake 12-15 minutes until the edges are golden, but center is soft. Let the cookies cool after baking and transfer to airtight container to store up to 5 days.