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Lemon Snowball Cookies

Hi Everyone,

Today I have for a simple cookie that is kind of winter with a mix of summer.  It is Lemon Snowball Cookies.  I got the idea of this recipe from King Arthur Flour.  I simplified their recipe to make it more adaptable to ingredients that you will have on hand.

These cookies are amazing!  Buttery cookie with a lemon flavor that is sweetened with powdered sugar.  They will sure to be a hit.  But not only are they so delicious, they are a breeze to make too!  You have to love that!

The recipe only contains a few ingredients, butter, flour, powdered sugar, salt and lemon extract.  If you do not have lemon extract, change it up with a different extract for a different flavored cookie.

This recipe makes 40 cute little snowball cookies.  I am so loving the powdered sugar on top.  They are puffy cookies that do not spread out that much you can easily fit 16 cookies to a baking sheet.

Lemon Snowball Cookies
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Soft butter cookies with a lemon flavored topped with powdered sugar.
Recipe type: Cookie
Cuisine: American
Serves: 40
  • 1 cup butter, unsalted
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. lemon extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line to baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  3. In a bowl, add butter and salt; beat until light and creamy. Add powdered sugar and lemon extract; beat until combined. Add flour and beat in well.
  4. Take a teaspoon size about of cookie batter and place 1" apart on baking sheet (I fit 16 cookies to each cookie sheet).
  5. Bake in oven for 10 - 12 minutes, until bottom starts to turn a very light golden color. Let cookies rest on baking sheet for 3 minutes.
  6. While cookies are warm, roll cookies in 1 cup of sifted powdered sugar. Let cookies cool completely.
  7. Store in an airtight container for up to a week or freeze cookies for up to 3 months.
Calories maybe less, I had left over powdered sugar when rolling.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 80 Fat: 4,7 Carbohydrates: 9 Sugar: 4.4 Sodium: 15 Fiber: .02 Protein: .07 Cholesterol: 12

I hope you enjoy these cookies as much as we do.  They bring the end of the Summer and a hello to the Fall & Winter season.  However, I am not ready for Summer to be over.  But I can’t wait for apple season!

Have a wonderful day!





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