Frosted Lemon Sugar Cookies
The addition of lemon juice and lemon zest to these Frosted Lemon Sugar Cookies is like enjoying a tall glass of lemonade on a warm summer day!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Servings: 36 cookies
- 2 ½ c all purpose flour
- 1 ½ c granulated sugar
- 1 c butter softened
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp freshly grated lemon zest
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ c butter
- 3 c powdered sugar
- ¼ c lemon juice
- milk enjoy to make a good spreading consistency
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Beat together butter and sugar until creamy. Add in eggs, lemon zest and juice.
Add in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Mix until incorporated and smooth.
Spoon dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet, putting cookies 2 inches apart. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
Mix together frosting ingredients and beat until smooth and a good spreading consistency.
Allow cookies to cool and then frost.
Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.5mg