Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lemon Melt in Your Mouth Cookies

If you love a melt in your mouth cookie, these lemon cookies are for you!! This recipe is a mix between a Mexican Wedding Cookie, a lemon bar and a chocolate chip cookie. They are so delicious and perfect for spring. These cookies would be so cute at a baby shower, wedding shower, or a spring time luncheon. If you need a new and fun cookie recipe, this one is for you!!

Lemon Melt in Your Mouth Cookies
1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
4 tsp. lemon gelatin powder (Jello or you can use dry lemonade powder)
Beat for 2 minutes until soft. Then add:
Zest of 2 lemons
4 Tbls. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Beat again for 30 seconds then add:
2 cups flour
1/2-1 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and powdered sugar until smooth (for about 3-5 minutes) Then ad the lemon gelatin powder, zest of the lemon, lemon juice, salt & vanilla. Beat until smooth. Add the flour and beat. Mix in the chocolate chips. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Place 12-15 tablespoon balls of the dough onto the pan. Bake the cookies at 350 for 6-8 minutes. Don't overbake these cookies. When the cookies look mostly baked, remove them from the oven and let them rest for a couple minutes. Roll the cookies into extra powdered sugar and eat warm or cold.

1 comment:

Diana said...

Who's baby shower???

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