Bake With Us - Delicious Lemon Drop Cookies Recipe

The Adventures of Charlie and Penny

Today is Day 24 of our Countdown to Christmas and we're going to show you how to make Lemon Drop Cookies for Santa! We know Santa isn't picky about his cookies, but we think these may be one of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus' favorite Christmas treats!
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Here's what you'll need:

For the Cookies:

1/2 cup sugar

1 stick butter, softened

3 eggs

1 1/2 tsp lemon extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp salt

For the Icing:

3 cups confectioners sugar

1/4 cup water

1 tsp lemon extract

Optional: Sprinkles


Step One: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
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Step Two: Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
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Step Three: Cream together the sugar and butter. Add eggs and lemon extract and beat well.
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Step Four: Add the flour mixture, and mix well until a smooth texture forms.

Step Five: Refrigerate for 1 hour.
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Step Six: With a small cookie scoop, drop dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart.

Step Seven: Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until firm and lightly brown.
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Step Eight: Combine the icing ingredients in a bowl until just smooth.

Step Nine: Remove cookies from the cookie sheet and allow them to cool.
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Step Ten: Dip tops of the cooled cookies into the glaze then return to a wire rack.

Optional: Sprinkle with sprinkles immediately.


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We are a family of 4 (including our rescue pup) who likes to travel and hike. Join us as we explore family and pet-friendly destinations to visit with your pups! Penny is a lovable and sweet 8ish-year-old Doxle (Beagle/Dachshund mix). She was found as a stray and pregnant. Home At Last Dog Rescue saved her, and she raised her puppies, and now she found her furever home with us. Adopt, don't shop!

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