Lemon Crinkle Cookies


½ cups butter, softened
1 cup  sugar
½ tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 tsp lemon zest
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp baking powder
⅛ tsp baking soda
1½ cups flour
½ cup powdered sugar
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease light colored baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. 
  • Whip in vanilla, egg, lemon zest and juice. 
  • Scrape sides and mix again. 
  • Stir in all dry ingredients, except powdered sugar, slowly until just combined.
  • Scrape sides of bowl and mix again briefly. 
  • Pour powdered sugar onto a large plate. 
  • Roll a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar. 
  • Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown and cookies look matte, not melty or shiny. 
  • Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
*If using a non stick darker baking tray, reduce baking time by about 2 minutes.
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