The Culinary Corner: Lemon Tea Cookies Recipe

The Culinary Corner: Lemon Tea Cookies Recipe | Positively Smitten

These cookies will go perfectly with your afternoon tea in the summer. You can prepare the dough up to 3 days before, form into a log, and chill. Then you can bake the day you need them.

Lemon Tea Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon lemon extract (or lemon juice)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Lemon glaze, below

Directions

  1. Cream lemon zest, butter, sugar, lemon extract together. Mix in flour and salt. Form into a log, wrap with parchment paper or saran wrap and chill at least 2 hours, up to 3 days.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, cut log into ¼ inch slices and arrange on cookie sheet.  Bake for approximately 15 minutes, until edges begin to turn golden brown.
  3. Drizzle with glaze after cookies cool. Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies.

 

Lemon Glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Stir all ingredients together until glaze is smooth and can be drizzled easily.

Photo credit Tomatoes and Friends.

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