Best Chewy Lemon Cookies Recipe: These Luscious Lemon Cookies Are Soft, Chewy & So Refreshing by 30Seconds Food

2 months ago
Best Chewy Lemon Cookies Recipe: These Luscious Lemon Cookies Are Soft, Chewy & So Refreshing

Soft, chewy and loaded with lemon flavor, this easy lemon cookie recipe is sure to be one you'll make for years to come. Store in an airtight container to keep them soft. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes

Servings: Makes about 24 cookies


  • 2 sticks butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar, for rolling 

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Beat the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until fluffy, about 2 minutes
  2. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice and egg. Beat to combine.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl. 
  4. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.
  5. Put the 1/4 cup sugar into a shallow bowl. 
  6. Form the dough into balls. Roll the balls into the sugar and then place on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until the edges are very lightly browned. Cool on the cookie sheets for a few minutes, then remove to cool completely.

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Julie Rose
How delicious! 😍
I love lemon cookies. Making these very soon…
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Pure lemony goodness. Absolutely YUM!

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