Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies ~ quick and easy... this luscious cookie is packed with plenty of lemon goodness.

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Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies ~ quick and easy... this luscious cookie is packed with plenty of lemon goodness. A lemon lover’s favorite dessert.
Ingredients:

  • [b]For the Cookies
  • [/b]1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • [b]Garnish
  • [/b]1/2 cup powdered sugar for rolling
  • [b]For the Glaze
  • [/b]1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup - 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions:
[b]For the Lemon Cookie Dough

[/b]Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in vanilla, egg, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Slowly add flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Stir well to combine. Use a cookie scoop or roll dough in 1? balls, then roll in powdered sugar. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes, or till set and crackly. After a couple minutes, remove to cooling racks to cool completely.

[b]For the Glaze

[/b]In a small bowl, heat water in microwave for 30 seconds. Slowly add powdered sugar until a thick consistency forms. Drizzle over cookies.

Recipe Type: Dessert
Notes:
These Lemon Sugar Cookies can be made an alternative way and come out just as good, if not better than the recipe below. We are talking about Lemon Cake Mix, the pre-made kind. Yep, that’s right, the cake mix found in your grocery store. Follow these simple steps to get started.
Ingredients
Lemon Cake Mix, I like Pillsbury
2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
Directions
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, place all of the ingredients together. Using a spoon, fold ingredients together until dough forms and everything is well incorporated. Grease a cookie sheet and form 1 inch round balls and flatten slightly. In a small bowl, roll the top of the cookie in powdered sugar. Bake for 5-6 minutes, don’t allow to turn golden brown. Remove from oven and cool. Follow the recipe below to glaze these cookies.

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