Lemon Italian Cookies with Lemon Icing
Serves: 3 dozen
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon lemon baking emulsion or lemon extract
  1. Mix melted cooled butter with eggs in small bowl.
  2. In a medium bowl mix flour, sugar and baking powder.
  3. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture and add flavors.
  4. Mix completely.
  5. Let dough sit for 5 minutes, roll out 1/4 of the dough on a lightly floured surface or between wax paper sheets.
  6. Dough should be shiny and smooth, if it's too floppy add a little flour at a time until it's consistency is workable and cuts nice and smooth with cookie cutter.
  7. Cut out desired shapes.
  8. Bake cookies on a lined parchment cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 12-18 minutes (depending on thickness) or until they are firm and bottom is almost golden.
  9. I rolled these cookies 1/2 inch thick.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2014/08/lemon-italian-cookies-with-lemon-icing.html