Save on Pinterest

Easy Lemon Drop Cookies

No one would suspect that these adorable, glazed cookies are low in fat. Jalayne Luckett bakes up the cute citrus bites in her Marion, Illinois kitchen.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Beat in the sugar, lemon zest and extract. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to sugar mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on baking sheets before removing to wire racks.
  • For glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and enough lemon juice to achieve desired consistency; drizzle over cookies.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 54 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

Recommended Video