Lemon Poppyseed Cookies Recipe

Lemon Poppyseed Cookies Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Holiday Foodies via YouTube


These heavenly lemon poppyseed cookies from Holiday Foodies on YouTube are a quick and easy recipe you can whip up in no time if you suddenly have unexpected guests. They are sure to bring a smile and will be gone in a snap! My family loves these cookies so much, that I make them daily. 


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Holiday Foodies will teach how to make these fantastic cookies in this step by step guide. It comes together so quickly and easily and you’ll need ingredients you might already have in your kitchen. Get ready to make these cookies a staple in your kitchen by watching the step by step instructions in the video below! 


  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • zest from 2 lemons
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • powdered sugar (for dusting)


Step 1

Combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 tbsp poppy seeds, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt in a mixing bowl and whisk well. In another bowl, combine 1 cup unsalted softened butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, and zest from two lemons. Mix using an electric mixer, then add 0ne large egg. Continue mixing until combined. Next, add 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice, then mix in the dry mixture in two batches until fully combined.

Combining the ingredients to make the poppyseed cookies dough
Image credits: Holiday Foodies via YouTube

Step 2

Once done, make round dough shapes and put them in a parchment paper-lined baking tray. Flatten them with your palm, and then place them in a 350 degrees F oven and bake for ten to twelve minutes. After baking, dust with some powdered sugar and serve. Enjoy!

Making the poppyseed cookies
Image credits: Holiday Foodies via YouTube

Lemon Poppyseed Cookies Recipe

Lemon Poppyseed Cookies Recipe

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