Lemon Sugar Cookies

AuthorElisa Booker
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Light, zingy and super tasty cookies

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time40 minsCook Time12 minsTotal Time52 mins

 115 g vegan butter
 100 g sugar (I used golden caster but you could use white or soft brown)
 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
 1 tbsp ground flax seed
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 Zest from a lemon
 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
 140 g plain flour
 0.50 tsp baking powder
 0.25 tsp salt

1

Cream butter and 100g sugar together then add flax, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and mix.

2

Sift in flour, baking powder and salt and mix until just combined (don't over-mix).

3

Put cookie dough in fridge for 30-60 mins.

4

Pre-heat oven to 175C and line some baking trays with greaseproof paper.

5

With your hands, create 1.5tbsp balls with the cookie dough and roll in the tbsp sugar and add to baking tray.

6

Bake for 10-15 mins - the cookies should be slightly browning on the outside but still a little squishy in middle. Allow to cook for at least 10 mins before eating!

Ingredients

 115 g vegan butter
 100 g sugar (I used golden caster but you could use white or soft brown)
 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
 1 tbsp ground flax seed
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 Zest from a lemon
 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
 140 g plain flour
 0.50 tsp baking powder
 0.25 tsp salt

Directions

1

Cream butter and 100g sugar together then add flax, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and mix.

2

Sift in flour, baking powder and salt and mix until just combined (don't over-mix).

3

Put cookie dough in fridge for 30-60 mins.

4

Pre-heat oven to 175C and line some baking trays with greaseproof paper.

5

With your hands, create 1.5tbsp balls with the cookie dough and roll in the tbsp sugar and add to baking tray.

6

Bake for 10-15 mins - the cookies should be slightly browning on the outside but still a little squishy in middle. Allow to cook for at least 10 mins before eating!

Lemon Sugar Cookies

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