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They are so delicious. Made a double batch and my family enjoyed them. I will definitely make this recipe a keeper.
These are wonderful. I did not have any Lemon extract on hand but I did have Lemon essential oil which you can use but only a few drops in place of one teaspoon. Chilling dough makes a huge difference. making more today
I’ve made these a couple of times, they are lemony and delicious. Making more tomorrow, planning to take a batch to work Monday. Thanks for the recipe
This was Not a good cookie recipe. The flavor was not as lemony as advertised. My search continues for a great lemon cookie recipe
This is the third time i made this and the dough is always so sticky. Does the flour quantity is correct? In the last batch, i managed it by putting the dough in freezer first for about 15 minutes and scoop it with ice cream maker. It works and the taste is lovely. Thank you
Thanks for the suggestion! I tried to increase the flour when I was testing it and I found that the lemon flavor became more dull with the addition of the flour. But your trick with the freezer sounds great. I will try that next time I make this recipe!
Hi, Aini! We just retested this recipe and added a step to chill the dough in the fridge for 1 hour before shaping. The dough is still sticky and tacky, but chilling makes it a little more manageable. I hope this helps!
Have a batch of these in the oven now. I am a experienced baker. I found the dough very sticky. The wet/damp hands method did not quite work. Dropped the dough into the sugar then was able to roll them. Also, need to dip the bottom of the glass in sugar periodically. The taste was good, not great, just good. Was expecting much more of a lemon flavor. Liked the final texture and chewiness of the cookie. Next time I think I’ll refrigerate the dough before rolling. Will keep this recipe in the “in progress” file.
Hi, Dede! Just wanted to let you know that we retested this recipe and added a step to chill the dough in the fridge for 1 hour before shaping. The dough is still fairly sticky and tacky, but chilling makes it a little more manageable. I hope this helps!
Riquísimas! Les agregué nueces y quedaron súper. Muchas gracias!
My sister, a lemon cookie LOVER, would go crazy for these! Most lemon cookie recipes are crunchy and thin, which some people love, but these look heavenly! :)
Made the lemon cookies today. Delicious ! Lemony, buttery goodness. This recipe goes in my collection .
I made these yesterday, they are delicious and were simple to make. I used my cookie dough scooper to make the rolling in the sugar less messy. My kids are super happy! Thanks for a great recipe.
I can hardly wait to make these cookies. I love anything Lemon.
I know butter is always best, but, can I use butter flavored Crisco instead? I rarely have butter on hand. This cookie sounds luscious!
Just made them and they are amazing!
Great texture and taste :)
I can’t wait to make these – they look yummy!! Do these baked lemon cookies freeze well? I usually freeze some of my baked cookies, because its just 2 of us.
Awesome recipe !!
So glad you like it Jillian!
I must try these cookies! They look so simple to prepare and they must be so delicious. Thank you :-)
These look great! I’m excited to make them.