Lemon Glazed Soft-Baked Sugar Cookies

Lemon Glazed Soft-Baked Sugar Cookies

These delectable lemon glazed sugar cookies are super soft, thick and bursting with sweet and tangy lemon flavor.

Servings: 18
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Lemon Sugar Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup almond milk you can use regular milk as well
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 ¼ cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Optional: 1 Tbsp lemon zest

Lemon Icing Glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice (1 ½ lemons)
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk or milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lemon Sugar Cookies:
  3. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, set aside.
  4. In another bowl, using a mixer, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in lemon juice, milk, eggs, vanilla, almond milk and lemon zest optional and continue mixing until combined.
  5. Add 1/2 of the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix.  Add rest of the flour and mix together until combined.  
  6. Using a medium size cookie scoop, drop scooped cookies out on parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake about 8-10 minutes, or until cookies do not sink or imprint when lightly touched on top. Do not over-bake.  Cookies should not be brown.

Lemon Icing Glaze:

  1. In a shallow bowl, mix powdered sugar and lemon juice in a bowl. Add in milk and continue stirring until mixed well and it's a nice thick consistency, yet pourable.
  2. Dip cooled cookies in icing and allow to set on a cookie rack.
  3. After icing has set, seal cookies for keep soft.

Source : http://www.thebakingchocolatess.com/super-soft-lemon-glazed-sugar-cookies/

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