Lemon Tea Cookies!

6:39 PM

So I got my new Farm Chicks Cookbook in the mail this afternoon and there is SO much goodness in there, but these caught my eye, maybe because I was sitting under my lemon tree reading the book.

They are SO SO good....melt in your mouth and topped with a lemony sweet frosting. YUM!


Credit: Farm Chicks Cookbook

1 1/2 cups all -purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup confectioner's sugar, sifted
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
Lemon Frosting (recipe below)

Make the dough: Whisk together the flour, cornstarch, confectioner's sugar, and salt in a medium-size bowl.


Cream the butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed; add the lemon juice and zest, beating until combined. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat on low speed until well combined.


Shape the dough: Divide dough in half. Roll each half into a log approximately 1/2 by 8 inches.


Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.


Bake the cookies: Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut each log into 1/4-inch slices; arrange on baking sheets, spacing about 1-inch apart. Bake until cookies are firm - 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer the cookies from the baking sheets to a wire rack to cool. Spread Lemon Frosting over each cookie.


Beat 1 cup sifted confectioner's sugar, 1/4 cup softened unsalted butter, and 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice in a medium-size bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Use immediately. Makes about 1/2 cup.


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  1. yummy! i will definitely be trying these cookies!

  2. Those look scrumptious! Definitely a recipe I will have to try!

  3. This is random, but that is the cutest milk carton I've ever seen!

    The cookies look amazing! Isn't lemon amazing in the spring?

  4. Saw you featured on Sandy Toes blog....I love your recipes!!!

  5. Found you through Sandy Toes...I'm hungry now after looking through your website!

    Can't wait to try some of your recipes.

  6. I found you because of Shell In Your Pocket...and my mouth is watering!!! Thai, curry-oh yum! and I can make it in a crock pot?? Jackpot!!!!
    Can't wait to make these dishes...and that is saying a lot-I do not cook, my husband does most of the time...

  7. Sandra, as usual it's been too long since my last visit. I am having a hard time finding the time to blog hop these days, but I am glad I finally made it here! Everything looks so delicious as always. I love that tuna casserole. It's sounds quite different than the ones I have made. I may give it a try. Would love to have you visit my page. I'm having a giveaway and would love to have you in on it! XXOO

  8. Your blog is going to change my dinner hour for the better.. oh my i have been in a food rut and now i'm breaking out and so inspired my your recipes! my family will thank you!!!
    so excited!!!!

  9. Mmmm, those look good.
    Do you really have a lemon tree?

  10. Sounds delish! I love the lemon flavor.

  11. I am making these tomorrow...they look delicious!

  12. I made your herb chicken in the crockpot..EXCELLENT!!!!!
    sandy toe

  13. these were the best cookies ever!!! I made them for a bake sale for the American Cancer Society and they were a hit!!!!


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