• 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 2 large lemons
  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. Using a mixer, beat together butter and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add lemon zest, egg, vanilla extract, and lemon juice. Mix until combined. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  5. Roll rounded tablespoons of dough into balls and roll in sugar. Place on prepared baking sheets, about 1½ inches apart.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are slightly brown around the edges and set.
  7. As soon as you take it out from the oven, push small stick into your cookies before they cool.
  8. Let cookies sit on the baking sheets for two minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
  9. Decorate with icing
Recipe Adapted from: Two Peas and Their Pod
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