Lemonade Cookies

  • ½ c. butter, softened
  • ½ c. granulated sugar
  • ½ c. powdered sugar
  • ½ c. canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon (zest and juice)
  • 2 ¼ c. all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • 3 T. coarse sugar

Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with silicone baking mats.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar ,and powdered sugar. Add the oil, egg, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Mix well until combined.

In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, cream of tartar, and baking soda.

Carefully add the dry mixture to the liquid mixture, mixing until thoroughly combined and a batter forms.

Using a cookie scoop, drop the dough onto cookie sheets about three inches apart.

Sprinkle each cookie with coarse sugar or decorator’s sugar.

Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow the cookies to cool before storing in a sealed container.

  • Yields: 2 dozen cookies
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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