Rating: 4 stars
50 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 27
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3

Soft, tasty, quick and easy cookies. Great for spur-of-the-moment baking since you don't need to soften butter.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Stir oil into beaten eggs. Add lemon rind and vanilla. Blend in sugar until mixture thickens.

  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt; stir into wet mixture.

  • Drop by teaspoons about 2 inches apart on UNGREASED cookie sheet.

  • Dip the bottom of a glass in oil then in sugar. Flatten each cookie by gently pressing with bottom of glass. Dip in sugar before stamping each cookie.

  • Bake in preheated oven until the edges are golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove immediately from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

165 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 19.2g; fat 8.8g; cholesterol 20.7mg; sodium 126.9mg. Full Nutrition