Summertime Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon sugar cookies recipe taste like you've taken a big bite out of summer! So fresh and delicious, it'll become a favorite!

Summertime Lemon Sugar Cookies

Ingredients
  1. 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  2. 1½ cups granulated sugar
  3. 1 egg
  4. 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  5. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  6. ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  8. zest of two large lemons
  9. juice of one large lemon, about 1 tablespoon
  10. ¼ cup lemon sugar recipe for rolling cookies

Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.
  • Cream together butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add egg and mix until creamed.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice. Allow to sit for about 3 minutes to allow lemon flavor to develop.
  • Scoop cookie dough by the tablespoon full and roll into a ball.