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Chewy Lemon Cookies

Chewy Lemon Cookies


1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/8 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/8 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
7/8 cup granulated white sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 egg

1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract
1 Tbsp. lemon zest


- Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper.

- In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients (flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt) and set aside. In a bowl, beat butter, both white and brown sugars until creamy. Beat in egg, then lemon extract and lemon zest.

- Slowly combine dry ingredients with wet until well blended. (Mixture will be crumbly at first. Keep mixing until it all comes together.) Using cookie scoop, scoop dough to form balls and place on baking sheets. Flatten with fork or lightly greased glass to form disc.

- Bake in 325 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until cookies are set and just starting to brown at edges.


Chewy Lemon Cookies
Nutrition Information
Chewy Lemon Cookies
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 3345.50
Calories from Fat 1259.25
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
Vitamin A 102%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 65%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

* Cut amount of salt in half to reduce sodium to 1491.2mg
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Did you know . . .
Lemon Zest with Lemon Zester and Lemons

    Lemon Tips
  • 1 medium lemon equals about 1 tablespoon zest and 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Equivalents of 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest:
    - 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • - 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Don't use white pith - it's bitter!