Glazed Lemon Cookies
This Glazed Lemon Cookies recipe is an absolute comfort food and the road to lemon heaven. Everything about this lemon dessert recipe is deliciously tangy with just the right amount of tartness. If you are a lover of fresh lemon flavor, then this recipe for easy lemon cookies is a perfect little treat for you. We promise that you'll relish every mouthful bite of this tangy treat. These cookies are chewy, moist and have a soft texture coupled with a comforting lemon glaze. You can't go wrong with all the simple ingredients put together in this recipe. These cookies are one of the best lemon desserts recipes ever. Desserts made of fresh lemon are wonderful to cheer up your family mood especially when everyone's home on the weekends. You can make these bite-sized beauties for a lazy Sunday brunch with your guests or family. This lemon recipe is a classic addition to your morning coffee as well.
Lemon is such a varied fruit to incorporate into different recipes with an essential amount of lemon nutrition. There are many wholesome lemon health benefits such as calcium, potassium, vitamin C and fiber. Lemon health benefits also come from its antibacterial properties and contain iron and vitamin. One of the healthy practices is to drink warm lemon water on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Doing this aids a healthy digestive system and by flushing toxins from our system. With all the above health benefits through lemon nutrition, it is tough not to bake with them. The only excuse you'll ever need to bake lemon desserts hereafter is the fact that Lemon is nutritious for our bodies.
Nutrition Facts for: Glazed Lemon Cookies from Barefeet In The Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, baking powder, salt, granulated sugar, lemon zest, unsalted butter, egg, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, lemon juice.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 36 servings.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* Per Serving: Calories 105, Calories from Fat 48, Total Fat 5.3g 8%, Saturated Fat 3.3g 16%, Cholesterol 18mg 6%, Sodium 70mg 3%, Potassium 21mg 1%, Carbohydrates 13.6g 5%, Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%, Sugars 7.5g, Protein 1.0g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 1%, Iron 2%
Always use a zester to achieve a finely textured lemon zest. For achieving authentic lemon flavor, always make lemon desserts recipes with the real fruit juice instead of lemon extract. Using real lemon juice rather than the extract yields optimum flavor in all lemon desserts without disappointing your efforts. Alternately the place of lemon glaze, you can try spreading a layer melted white chocolate and garnish it with coconut flakes to change up and add new flavors. You could also spread a layer of cream cheese along with white chocolate whipped together to give it a cheesecake type of a twist. You can finish the final look by adding chopped raspberries on top. Some healthy substitutions you could do in this lemon recipe are to blend oat flour and unbleached all-purpose flour together. You can balance and decrease the sugar content by combining raw demerara sugar with white sugar. Thank you to Mary Younkin at the ‘Barefeet In The Kitchen' food blog for sharing this heavenly Glazed Lemon Cookies recipe with us. Mary's love for lemons has given her the inspiration to create many delicious lemon desserts recipes that she shares on her blog. Do check out her blog for more desserts recipes. This fantastic lemon recipe is chewy, crumbly, full of lemon flavor, and fit-for-the-queen. Make this easy dessert on-so- lemony goodness today!**
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