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Winter Delights: Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

Tue 14 Nov 2023 | 03:41 PM
Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies
Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies
Pasant Elzaitony

The desire for sweet and delicious baked goodies increases during winter nights or to enjoy a warm dessert on the go for school.

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies, is a delicious and quick treat, that can be made on the day off and stored in a metal box for a week.


2 eggs

2 cups sugar

½ 1 teaspoon salt

1 cup cold butter

3 cups all-purpose flour

¼ 1 teaspoon of baking soda

1¼ teaspoon baking powder

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1 tablespoon of grated lemon peel

Natural yellow food coloring drops


In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar for 4 minutes until smooth like cream, then add eggs, vanilla, and lemon peel with its juice.

Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and food coloring, and mix well, then make small cakes from the mixture.

Bake the pieces in the oven at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes, take them out of the oven, and let them cool down. Coarse sugar can be sprinkled on top.

Contributed by Yara Sameh

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