Lemon Snickerdoodles Cookies
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Serves: 28
 
Delicious, soft and slightly chewy cookie with crisp edges and a nice lemon zing!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2¾ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon zest
  • ¼ cup of cinnamon sugar (1/4 cup sugar mixed with 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon)
Instructions
  1. With an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest.
  3. Slowly add the flour mixture to the electric mixer bowl until you get a nice smooth dough.
  4. (Refrigerate the dough while the oven preheats.)
  5. Preheat oven to 400F.
  6. Roll out cookie balls and toss them in the cinnamon sugar to coat. Place them on a well greased cookie sheet and then slightly flatten them with your palm.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Let them cook on a baking rack, store in an airtight container.
Recipe by Cake Student at http://www.cakestudent.com/lemon-snickerdoodles-cookies/