Sour Lemon Cookies

Sweet and sour lemon cookies are the perfect Summer treat!  Pucker up!

 
 

Directions

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1.  Cream butter in a large bowl or stand mixer.  

  

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2.  Slowly add sugar and mix over medium-low speed until incorporated.

  

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3.  Add eggs and brown sugar and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.

     

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4.  Add lemon juice and combine.


      

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5.  Add honey and lemon zest and mix for another minute.

 

      

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6.  Add 2 drops of liquid yellow food coloring to enhance yellow color.  *optional


   

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7.  

In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt.

           

    

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8.  On low speed, add the dry mixture to the wet mixture one spoonful at a time scraping down the sides of the bowl when necessary.

 

  

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9.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.  

 

  

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10.  Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Roll dough in to golf ball size balls and roll in sour salt/sugar mixture.

  

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11.  Bake cookies for about 10 minutes.  Do not over bake. 

 

  

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12.  Remove cookies and let cool on baking sheet. 

  

Yield: 36 cookies

Sour Lemon Cookies

prep time: 3 hour and 15 minscook time: 10 minstotal time: 3 hours and 25 mins

Sweet and sour lemon cookies are the perfect Summer treat! Pucker up!

ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large egg
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • yellow food coloring *optional 
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt 

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
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  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 teaspoon sour salt

instructions:

1.  Cream butter in a large bowl or stand mixer.  

 

2.  Slowly add sugar and mix over medium-low speed until incorporated.

 

3.  Add eggs and brown sugar and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.

 

4.  Add lemon juice and combine.

 

5.  Add honey and lemon zest and mix for another minute.

 

6.  Add 2 drops of liquid yellow food coloring to enhance yellow color. *optional

 

7.  In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt.

 

8.  On low speed, add the dry mixture to the wet mixture one spoonful at a time scraping down the sides of the bowl when necessary.

 

9.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

 

10.  Pre-heat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Roll dough in to golf ball size balls and roll in sour salt/sugar mixture.

 

11.  Bake cookies for about 10 minutes.  Don’t over bake. 

 

12.  Remove cookies and let cool on baking sheet.  

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