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Lemon Thins

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These lemon cookies are very rich and satisfying! They taste best when taken out of the oven right as the edges turn brown."
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3 h 40 m servings 184
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cookies)


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  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda together in a large bowl.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until fluffy. Mix in lemon juice. Add flour mixture gradually, beating well after each addition.
  3. Form dough into a log shape and wrap with waxed paper. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Slice chilled dough into roughly 1/8-inch slices. Place onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set and golden, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely, 15 to 30 minutes.
  7. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in a bowl until smooth. Frost cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 184 calories; 7.8 27.2 1.7 20 101 Full nutrition

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I cut the recipe in half and instead of getting 12 cookies I got 28. That's more than if I had made the full recipe. I baked them for 9 minutes which is when they started to brown on the bottom ...