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sweet lemon cookies

Delicious Lemon Crinkle Cookies

A little bit tart and a whole lot sweet, these lemon crinkle cookies are such a delicious treat. They also kind of taste like Fruit Loops cereal.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 132 kcal
Author Joanna Stephens



  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • yellow food coloring (optional)
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar (to roll cookie dough balls in)



  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, sugar, and salt. Whisk together, then add in the egg. Whisk again.

  3. Next, add in the lemon juice and lemon zest. Then, add in your baking soda.

  4. Finally, add in your flour. If you want a vivid yellow cookie, add in the yellow food coloring now.

  5. Scoop out balls of cookie dough and roll in powdered sugar. Smash down with the palm of your hand.

  6. Place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown around the edges.

Nutrition Facts
Delicious Lemon Crinkle Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 116mg5%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 171IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.