Lemon Crinkles

Lemon crinkles are a lemony cookie with the texture of a gingersnap or snickerdoodle. They are great as the sandwich part of an ice cream sandwich.

Makes: 48 cookiesHands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1¼ cup sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1½ tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Cream butter and 1 cup sugar together; beat in eggs. Add lemon juice, lemon extract, and lemon zest.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt together and stir them into the butter mixture, blending well.
  • Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Roll in remaining sugar; place 2" apart on baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and gently press down tops while still warm.

Recipe Information

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1¼ cup sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1½ tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Cream butter and 1 cup sugar together; beat in eggs. Add lemon juice, lemon extract, and lemon zest.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt together and stir them into the butter mixture, blending well.
  • Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Roll in remaining sugar; place 2" apart on baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and gently press down tops while still warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories60
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium35mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars4g
Protein1g