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 Nut Star Cookies

Family and friends will say "Hooray!" when they see these star-spangled cookies from our Test Kitchen. Make these treats throughout the year by using different cookie cutter and food coloring. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lemon Pistachio Wreaths

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


Ginger-Macadamia Nut Snowballs

You’ll go nuts over these ginger-spiced cookies, made with love and coated
with sweet confectioners’ sugar to look like...


Citrus Almond Cookies

These frosted goodies were a "must" every Christmas in my Italian mother's family. I think the blend of milk chocolate,...


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Hazelnut Yule Logs

Besides being irresistibly nutty, these travel well and are a snap to make! — Barbara Burge, Los Gatos, California

Almond Citrus Biscotti

"Often, I'll package some of my home-baked biscotti with a mug and a special blend of coffee to give as...


German Christmas Cookies

This little spice cookie tastes very European and is similar to Pfeffernüsse or “peppernut.” We make ours with cozy spices,...

Citrus Nut Biscotti

I lived in Italy for over seven years and started every morning meal with biscotti. This version features walnuts and...


Dipped Sandwich Cookies

With a lemon filling and chocolate coating, these buttery sandwich cookies are often requested at my house, particularly for special...


Lemon Pecan Slices

These attractive morsels are my daughter's favorite. The lemon glaze pairs well with the delicate nut-topped cookie.
—Melissa Branning,...


Lemony Coconut Bars

These lemony and chewy bars make a refreshing addition to the holiday cookie tray. Try lime juice and zest for...

Orange Marmalade Linzer Tarts

These little cutout tarts are almost too pretty to eat! The golden sandwich cookies dusted with confectioners’ sugar reveal a...