Lemon Sugar Cookies

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10Ingredients
25Minutes
310Calories

Description

A tablespoon of fresh lemon zest turns traditional soft and chewy sugar cookies into a bright citrusy treat.

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar (divided)
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (fresh, 1 large lemon)
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    Directions

    1. Line two baking sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper. Set aside.
    2. Measure 6 Tbsp. (75g) of granulated sugar into a small bowl. Set aside.
    3. Place the softened butter and the remaining 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. (225g) of granulated sugar into a large bowl. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, cream together the butter and sugar on medium speed for 1 minute, or until pale and fluffy.
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    310Calories
    Sodium10% DV250mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs15% DV45g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories310Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium250mg10%
    Potassium55mg2%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars25g50%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium2%
    Iron8%

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

    Reviews(3)

    Brad MacBlane 2 months ago
    instructions were super easy. my cookies came out perfect. the only thing I would do different is zest the whe lemon then squeeze the whole lemon too. I only did half of the lemon (1 tbsp) and i wished they were more lemony, but thats just personal taste.
    Natasha 4 months ago
    I did the step by step exactly as told which wad very easy to follow. However, the cookies came out flat and covered the whole tray! Didn't stay in shape at all. Tasted lovely all the same...
    Beck Lincoln 7 months ago
    delicious cookies so easy to follow