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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Lemon Poppy Seed Cutouts

I love to package up these tart, tender cookies to share with friends! You could spread them with buttercream or cream cheese frosting to turn them into sandwich cookies. And they'd be delicious dipped in white chocolate. —Ilana Pulda, Bellevue, Washington

Crisp Lemon Shortbread

Fresh juice and zest pair up to give my buttery cookies a lemony pop. Sprinkle sugar on top for extra...


Lemon-on-Lemon Iced Cookies

I collect recipes from all over the world, and when I find a great one, it goes in a binder...


Frosted Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

I work for a Special Education school and our students run their own catering business. Every time they make this...


Lemon Curd Cookies

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

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


Giant Lemon Sugar Cookies

These wonderfully chewy cookies have a light lemon flavor from both the juice and zest. The sanding sugar on top...

Lemon Crisp Cookies

These quick-to-fix treats are a snap to make using a boxed cake mix. The sunny yellow color, big lemon flavor...


Lemon-Butter Spritz Cookies

This recipe makes a lot of terrific cookies! It's great for Christmas when all the kids and grandkids visit. They...


Lemon & Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Lemon and rosemary make these luscious treats a sweet surprise for a few friends. —Malorie Harris, Wildomar, California


Mom’s Lemon Sugar Cookies

These tender, soft sugar cookies have just a hint of lemon. If you like more lemon flavor, go ahead and...

Slice ‘n’ Bake Lemon Gems

Rolled in colorful sprinkles, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are pretty enough for a party. I make a lot of them for...


Lemon Poppy Seed Shortbread

Grace Yaskovic from Branchville, New Jersey picks poppy seeds to perk up her lemony cookies. "A sprinkling of sugar adds...