Lemon Cookie Recipes

Take a bite out of these sweet and tart lemon cookie recipes. We have ideas for lemon crinkle cookies, healthy lemon cookies, Italian lemon cookies and more.

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Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

1 review

Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but I substituted lavender and lemon in this biscochitos recipe. The result is intriguing and delicious! I have also made these with lemon and dried thyme and they were scrumptious. —Marla Clark, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Lemon Nut Star Cookies

5 reviews

Family and friends will say "Hooray!" when they see these star-spangled cookies from our Test Kitchen. Make these treats throughout...


Lemon Cutouts

My grandmother passed away when I was 5 years old, so I treasure this recipe of hers. Grated lemon peel...


Citrus-Scented Geranium Cookies

Geraniums are one of my favorite flowers. Not only are they beautiful garden accents, but they can enhance any culinary...


Lemon Pistachio Wreaths

I have made these fun and festive wreaths for the past few years. The zest from the lemon and crunch...

Snow Angel Cookies

1 review

Get a little snow at the holidays, no matter where you are. Head to the kitchen and bake a batch...


Homemade Lemon Sugar Cookies

3 reviews

These light cookies are crisp on the outside and soft inside, making it hard to eat just one! I most...

Lemon Stars

18 reviews

These light little cookies have a light, crunchy texture and a citrusy zing. Try stars for the Christmas season and...


Lemon Ginger Cutouts

I bake these cutouts for Thanksgiving and Christmas, then decorate them in the colors of the season. If I run...


Lemon-Rosemary Cutout Trees

I recommend serving these cookies with tea. They're not too sweet and the lemon and rosemary pair well with a...


Citrus Gingerbread Cookies

1 review

Orange and lemon zest give gingerbread cutouts a refreshing twist. Brushing a honey glaze over the top adds a subtle...

Lemon Raisin Filled Cookies

2 reviews

My mother-in-law gave me the recipe for these soft and moist cookies 38 years ago, and they've been a family...


Lemon Shortbreads

11 reviews

Every year my mom and I collect cookie recipes we want to try and then get together in early December...


Special Occasion Cutout Cookies

This is a old family cookie recipe; after many years, I have yet to find another one as good. I've...


Lemon Leaves

1 review

Sugar, chopped pistachios and lemon peel sprinkled on top of these cookies make them extra special. Feel free to use...


Lemon Poppy Seed Cutouts

I love to package up these tart, tender cookies to share with friends! You could spread them with buttercream or...

Lemon-Poppy Seed Cutout Cookies

4 reviews

Even though cake mix is one of the ingredients, I worked with the recipe until the cookies were fantastically crisp....


Lemon Curd Cookies

1 review

I've made these cookies for years. I like to give them out to family and friends. —Carole Vogel, Allison Park,...


Lemon-Lime Butter Cookies

2 reviews

I was looking for a light cookie that would freeze and travel well and couldn't find one, so I created...


Tangy Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

My family of lemon lovers has a weakness for these refreshing cookies. The poppy seeds add nuttiness to the tangy...