Sunday, April 25, 2010

Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Cookies

If this recipe doesn't scream spring time, you must not have tasted one (or 3)! Light, fluffy with a hint of lemon, drizzled with a delicious glaze, ALL of my kids LOVED them!

lemon poppy seed sugar cookies:

2 C. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 T. poppy seeds
1/2 C. butter softened
1/2 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. sugar
1 egg
1/4 C. buttermilk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
zest of 1 lemon

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter & sugars together until light and fluffy. Add in the egg, vanilla & zest of lemon. Mix well.

2. Add in dry ingredients along with buttermilk. Mix well.

3. Drop onto greased or lined cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 mins or until edges are set. the cookies will be puffy and light in color. Remove from oven and allow to cool.


1 C. powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. vanillla
2 T. milk
1/2-1 tsp. lemon juice (optional)

1. Whisk until desired consistency is reached. With parchment or wax paper underneath wire rack, drizzle glaze over cookies with a wisk. Allow to set up before stacking or storing.

*Makes approx. 3 dozen cookies

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