Italian Lemon Drop Cookies

by 247tasty

These little heaven-like treats are awesome! They are simply cute and delicious. Every bite is satisfying and every cookie is never to put to waste. They are perfect for children’s party because of how wonderful they look. Look at those colors, don’t you wanna just get a bite of that? If you do, then it’s time for you to preheat your oven and start baking! Best of luck. Enjoy!


1⁄2 cup sugar
1 stick butter, softened
3 large eggs
1 1⁄2 teaspoons lemon extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄8 teaspoon salt
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
1⁄4 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon extract

How to make Italian Lemon Drop Cookies

Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.

Step 2: In a large bowl, add salt, flour, and baking powder. Stir until well-mixed.

Step 3: In a separate large bowl, add butter and sugar. Whisk until cream then add lemon extract and eggs. Beat until blended.

Step 4: Add the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Whisk until well-mixed and the texture is smooth. Add a droplet of yellow food color if the dough is light-colored. Put the dough inside the fridge to chill.

Step 5: Scoop the dough and drop them into the prepared baking sheet. Leave at least 2 inches space between the doughs.

Step 6; Place inside the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until the color turns light brown.

Step 7: Remove the cookies from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool.

Step 8: In a large mixing bowl, add all the icing ingredients and mix until smooth.

Step 9; Dip into the glaze the top part of the cookies and let sit on the sire rack to incorporate the glaze.

Step 10: Sprinkle lemon zest on top while the glaze is still moist.

Step 11: Insert the cookies inside an airtight container to preserve the freshness.

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