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Homemade Lemon Drop Cookies

Updated on January 5, 2019
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I love to bake and try out new recipes like this one. I love this recipe, and I think you will, too.

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These cookies are great for any occasion. Everyone will love these cookies that melt in your mouth. With these cookies, you can either ice them or leave the icing. You can even add sprinkles if you want.

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Cook Time

Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: Makes about 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup real lemon juice
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a cookie sheet.
  2. In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar then mix in the sour cream. Stir well. Add the lemon juice, flour, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Stir these ingredients until it is mixed together well.
  3. After the dough is mixed, drop by the teaspoon on the greased cookie sheet. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until slightly brown.
  4. Take out of the oven and place on a cookie rack. Enjoy.

The Icing for the Cookies:

1 1/2 cups confectionary sugar

2 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


In a bowl, combine and mix all the ingredients. Then use a spatula and spread the icing on the cookies.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 93
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 15 g5%
Sugar 7 g
Protein 1 g2%
Cholesterol 9 mg3%
Sodium 95 mg4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • Lisa Jane39 profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa Jane 

      2 years ago from Washington

      That's great. Hope you like them.

    • Oscarlites profile image

      Oscar Jones 

      2 years ago from Monroeville, Alabama

      looks yum! gonna make some!

    • Lisa Jane39 profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa Jane 

      2 years ago from Washington

      You are welcome

    • Ladymermaid profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 

      2 years ago from Canada

      As a certified cookie-aholic most of these desserts tickle my fancy but especially love lemon cookies. Your recipe is quite different from others I have tried so it is going onto my "to do" list. Thank you for sharing.

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