Print Recipe
4 from 1 vote

Lemon Ice Cookies

A Platter Talk Exclusive
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Holidays
Author: Dan from Platter Talk

Ingredients

for the cookies

  • 3 cups 375g powdered sugar, sifted
  • 6 tablespoons 90g butter, softened
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 3 eggs 150g, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon 5mlvanilla
  • 2 teaspoons 10g baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon 7g baking soda
  • 2 3/4 cups 330g all-purpose flour

for the icing

  • 1 tablespoon 15g butter
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups 60-90g powdered sugar
  • zest from 1 lemon

Instructions

for the cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Using large mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar and butter. Use electric mixer to cream together.
  • Add lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  • Add eggs one at a time and beat on low speed until thoroughly mixed.
  • In separate smaller bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda and stir with fork.
  • Gradually add dry ingredients to egg mixture and beat with mixer until just blended, use a soft spatula to scrape sides and bottom of bowl to ensure thorough mixing.
  • Drop by tablespoon onto parchment paper line baking sheet.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until cookies are light golden in color and set.
  • Use hard spatula to remove from baking sheet and place on cooling rack.

for the icing

  • Using small sautée pan, heat butter, lemon juice, and vanilla over low heat.
  • Gradually stir in powdered sugar to desired consistency.
  • Use pastry brush to apply icing to tops of cookies.
  • Garnish with lemon zest