Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies


Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day with these light and summery lemon sugar cookies. Thank you to Modern Honey blog for the recipe!

  • Yield: 20 cookies
  • Prep time: 10 min
  • Cook time: 10 min
  • Total time: 20 min


  • 1 cup Butter, cold, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 large Braswell Family Farms eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1½ Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest (may put more lemon zest for extra flavor)
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1¼ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • *may put in a drop of yellow food coloring for color


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar for 4 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix just until combined.
  4. Drop dough onto light colored baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar or white sparkling sugar.