30 December 2012

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

So like everyone else, I have a Pinterest album for food..."Yumminess". In this album I have started collecting some recipes that I really, really want to try out! Here is my first one... (Original recipe found here) :)

1. For the recipe you will need 1 tsp. lemon zest (I hate explaining this, because I think nowadays most people know, but just in case...its the colored part of the outside of lemons, oranges etc.). Be careful not to prick your finger like I did! *Start preheating oven to 350°

2. I had a little help from my *almost* 5 year old! (Who, by the way, went to bed with wet hair...see the frizz? Heehee!)

3. I used a lot of bowls to make it easier on Riley to pour them into the big bowl, but normally I like to use as few as possible! In the top bowl we have measured out ½ cup butter, middle bowl is our zest and 1 tbs. lemon juice, and bottom is ⅛ tsp baking soda, ¼ tsp baking powder, ¼ tsp. salt.

4. Mix the butter and 1 cup of sugar in a large bowl. Mix. Then add in one egg with 1 tsp. vanilla extract.

5. Add in the dry ingredients already measured out, and 1 ½ cups of flour. Stir until completely mixed.

6. Take 1 tsp sized pieces and roll through powdered sugar (or in my case regular sugar!) and place on a greased baking sheet. I set my timer for 9mins and they came out perfectly! You want the bottoms to just start to brown but not get dark at all.

7. And there you have it! Lemon Crinkle Cookies! A perfect start of summer snack!

♥ Loving this Pinterest


  1. I have a similar recipe, except you add a tablespoon of poppy seeds to the dry ingredients before you mix together. Cuts the tartness, adds a little savory. SO delish!!

  2. I love lemon and poppy seeds together! I will have to try that next time!