Soft Lemon Cookies That Melt In Your Mouth

Soft Lemon Cookies That Melt In Your Mouth | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: TheCooknShare via Youtube


Simple, quick, and easy to make, these soft lemon cookies from TheCooknShare on Youtube will surely leave you wanting more. This cookie recipe is so perfect that it feels like it melts in your mouth. Once you’ve tasted this, this will be the only pastry dessert you’ll ever want. Watch the video tutorial below to learn the full recipe.



  • 1 & 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 drops of yellow food coloring
  • 1/2 of powdered sugar for dredging


Step 1

In a bowl, add 1 & 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Mix it using a whisk until well combined. In another bowl, add 1 stick of butter and 1 cup of sugar. Whisk it. After this, add 1 egg and zest from 1 lemon. Next, slice the lemon in half and get all juice from it. (About 1/4 cup.) After this, add this to the butter mixture. Beat this until well combined. Add about a half of the flour mixture, continue beating it, then add the rest of the flour mixture. Put some cling wrap over the top of the bowl and slip it in the fridge for an hour.

Mixing the flour and egg mixture for the lemon cookies
Image credits: TheCooknShare via Youtube

Step 2

After an hour, get the cookie mixture out of the fridge, grab an ice cream scooper, scoop some of it into your hand, and roll it around until a ball forms. After this, coat it with some powdered sugar and set it aside on a baking tray. After rolling all the mixture, place it in the oven at 350 degrees F and bake for 14 minutes. After 14 minutes, get it out of the oven and let it cool completely.

Coating the lemon cookies with powdered sugar
Image credits: TheCooknShare via Youtube

Soft Lemon Cookies That Melt In Your Mouth

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