Lemon Crinkle cookies

Tip: the more powdered sugar the better :p
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
fridge time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 33 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 6


  • cups of all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp of fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 drops of yellow food coloring
  • ½ of powdered sugar for dredging (roll it in before cooking)


  • Preheat your oven to 350 F or 177 C.
  • Put the all purpose flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl(sift). Whisk well and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the egg, lemon juice, lemon zest, and food coloring. Beat until well combined.
  • Add the flour mixture, half at a time, to the wet mixture. Beat until well combined.
  • Cover the bowl and place it in the fridge for at least one hour.–Important, don’t forget!!
  • After an hour, using an ice cream scoop or spoon or a cookie scoop, scoop out about a heaping tablespoon of the mixture. Place it in the palm of you hand and roll it into a ball. Put it in the icing sugar and roll it around until it is completely coated.
  • Set it on a baking sheet lined with some parchment paper or a baking mat.
  • Repeat this process for the remaining batter.
  • Put the cookies in the oven and bake them for 12 to 14 minutes.
  • Remove them from the oven and put them on a wire rack to cool.
Keyword crinkle cookie, lemon, lemon cookie, lemon crinkle cookies, melt in your mouth cookies
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