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Lemon Cookies

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (5 Reviews)


Lemon Cookies
These lemon cookies are icebox or refrigerator cookies.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) butter, room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon peel


In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, beat together 1 cup of the sugar with the butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, lemon juice and zest, then gradually blend in the flour mixture. Form the dough into 2 rolls about 2 inches wide and 7 inches long. Wrap the rolls in waxed paper and refrigerate until firm, about an hour.

Preheat the oven to 375°.
Unwrap the cookie dough and cut into slices about 1/4-inch thick. Sprinkle slices lightly with remaining sugar and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned around the edges, about 12 minutes. Cool the cookies on a rack and store in an airtight container.
Makes about 5 to 6 dozen lemon icebox cookies.

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User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
Lovely!, Member ntpulliam

This has now become my husband's favorite ""tea cookie."" Very simple and flavorful.

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