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"Shortbread cookies are my favorite because they’re not too sweet and the lemon took them over the top!" -  JESSI  -

Why You Will Love This Recipe

These easy, light and refreshing Lemon Shortbread Cookies offer a little crunch, a hint of lemon and that buttery flavor we all love! They’re made with just 5 ingredients and are so simple to make!

INGREDIENTS

Salted Butter Brown Sugar All Purpose Flour Lemon Extract Lemon Zest

Whip butter until smooth and light in color. Add brown sugar until combined.

WHIP

- STEP 1 -

Mix in lemon extract and zest.

MIX

- STEP 2 -

Gradually add in flour until dough begins to form. Add up to an additional ½ c flour if needed so that the dough forms and ball and isn’t sticky.

FORM

- STEP 3 -

Wrap dough ball in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

CHILL

- STEP 4 -

Roll dough to ½" thick on a floured surface, use cookie stamps and cutters to cut and place on a baking sheet.

ROLL

- STEP 5 -

Bake 10-15 minutes (depending on size of your cutters), watching carefully as to not over-bake.

BAKE

- STEP 6 -

let's eat

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