LEMON POPPYSEED COOKIES

8 ingredients | #dessert

LEMON POPPYSEED COOKIES

If you love the taste of shortbread and lemons then this one's for you.

These cookies are soft, tender, and bursting with lemon flavor in every bite!

A perfect Summer or Spring dessert that won't last very long on your kitchen counter because they're so addicting.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted

  • 1 3/4 sticks of softened butter

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 2 tbsp grated lemon zest

  • Juice from 1/2 lemon

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds

COMPONENTS

  • Stand mixer

  • Plastic wrap

  • Sharp knife

  • Cookie sheets

  • Serving platter

METHOD

PREHEAT oven to 350℉.

 

MIX together all ingredients in an electric stand mixer​

SEPARATE the dough into 2 equal sized balls and form into 2 long rolls about 1 inch wide and 12 inches long.

WRAP each roll in plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for 3 hours. 

SLICE the dough into cookies about 1/4 inch thick and lay on cookie sheet.

BAKE for 20 minutes until golden

SERVE and enjoy! 

NOTES

STORAGE: Store any leftovers in an airtight container for 3-4 days on the counter.

TIPS: Sprinkle some lemon zest on the cookies.

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