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Lemon Sugar Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

about 11 dozen

These are my favorite sugar cookies. The lemon adds a unique flavor. They sure are good with coffee when company comes. —Eula Forbes, Wagoner, Oklahoma
Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugars and oil until blended. Beat in eggs and extract. Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; stir into butter mixture (dough will be stiff).
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press with bottom of a glass dipped in water, then in sugar. Bake 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 106 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 49mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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