Easy Homemade Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Ingredients :

1. All Purpose Flour / Maida –  3 cups

2. Baking Powder – 1-2 Ts

3. Sugar / Sarkarai – 1 cup

4. Butter – 2 sticks / 1 cup

5. Egg / Muttai – 1

6. Vanilla Extract / Essence – 2 Ts

7. Lemon Zest / Elumichai Pazha Thol Thuruval – 2 Ts

8. Lemon Juice / Elumichai Pazha Chaaru – little less than 1/4 of cup

Method :

1. Take a mixing bowl, add butter and sugar, mix it with an electric beater

2. Then add egg, vanilla essence, baking powder, all purpose flour, salt (if you are using salted butter no need to add extra salt), lemon zest, and lemon juice, mix it with beater again, make a fine dough, and flatten it using a rolling pin on a cookie sheet

3. Refrigerate the dough for at least one hour before baking, Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grease the oven trays, cut the cookie dough using a cookie cutter, place them on the baking tray with space between each cookie, and bake until it turns golden brown in color near edges, remove from oven and let the cookies cool

4. Now add the cookie icing for each cookie, and the recipe is ready