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Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) margarine, softened
1 cups powdered sugar
1 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons lemon extract
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- In a large bowl cream margarine and sugars. Add eggs, beat until fluffy. Add oil, lemon extract and lemon peel. Mix well. Add dry ingredients, blend well. Cover and chill several hours.
- Form heaping teaspoons of dough into balls. Place on greased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to a 2 inch diameter with the bottom of a glass that has been dipped in sugar.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes.



Lemon Sugar Cookies
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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!