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The World’s Best Lemon Cookies (with Lemonheads)

July 5, 2022

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We’re calling it now—these truly are the world’s best lemon cookies! They’re tart, chewy, perfectly sweet, and absolutely bursting with lemon flavor. Plus, there’s a unique ingredient that takes the texture and flavor to the next level: Lemonhead candies!

Start adding the ingredients to your cart and let’s get going, because these are the cookies you’ll be taking to every social gathering from here on out. They’re perfect for poolside parties, picnics, and everything in between.

Ingredients for Lemon Cookies

  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Lemon extract
  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Sea salt
  • Lemonheads candy
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon juice

How to Make these Lemon Cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add sugar and butter to a stand mixer or mixing bowl and cream until smooth and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla and lemon extract.
  • Add dry ingredients to the mixing bowl, including flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Crush Lemonheads in a blender or food processor, leaving some whole pieces and larger chunks.
  • Add crushed Lemonheads to the batter and blend until just incorporated.
  • Chill dough in the fridge for one hour.
  • Form dough into balls using the Home & Kind medium food scoop. Place on a lined cookie sheet. Do not place more than 8 cookies on a standard size cookie sheet—they will spread!
  • Bake for 10-14 minutes, until edges are slightly golden brown.
  • Make the glaze by adding lemon juice and powdered sugar to a large bowl, then mix.
  • Let cookies cool in pan for several minutes, then transfer to a cooling wrack and top with glaze.

Happy Baking!

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Order your Home & Kind food scoops set and make these lemon cookies ASAP!

The World’s Best Lemon Cookies (with Lemonheads)

Pin Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1.5 cups butter three sticks, room temperature
  • 3 eggs large
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1.5 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1.5 cups Lemonheads, crushed 2 movie theater snack-size boxes
  • 2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add sugar and butter to a stand mixer or mixing bowl and cream until smooth and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla and lemon extract.
  • Add dry ingredients to the mixing bowl, including flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Crush Lemonheads in a blender or food processor, leaving some whole pieces and larger chunks.
  • Add crushed Lemonheads to the batter and blend until just incorporated.
  • Chill dough in the fridge for one hour.
  • Form dough into balls using the Home & Kind medium food scoop. Place on a lined cookie sheet. Do not place more than 8 cookies on a standard size cookie sheet—they will spread!
  • Bake for 10-14 minutes, until edges are slightly golden brown.
  • Make the glaze by adding lemon juice and powdered sugar to a large bowl, then mix.
  • Let cookies cool in pan for several minutes, then transfer to a cooling wrack and top with glaze.

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