Lemon Cookies

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This Lemon Cookies Recipe is sure to brighten up any day, with this soft bakery style lemon cookie and lemon zest glaze recipe. This lemon cookies recipe has the perfect texture and citrus flavor. This cookie recipe is infused with a delicious lemon flavor and topped with a lemon juice and zest glaze that brings out the lovely citrus even more. This cookie recipe is easy to make. The lemon glaze ingredients include powdered sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice, that you simply mix well and its ready to use on top of the cookie recipe. Spoon the lemon glaze on top of the cookies. Then allow to the cookies to sit and dry, the glaze will harden. These lemon cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

Some of the health benefits of eating lemons include the fact that they are alkaline forming, which helps your body balance its PH. Lemons are high in vitamin C, fresh lemon juice in water is a great liver detoxifier, lemons have antibacterial properties, and lemons have vitamin K, which helps to strengthen blood vessels. The citric acid that is in lemons also helps to dissolve kidney stones and calcium deposits, good for the eyes and lemons are known to have anti-cancer compounds, they also help to reduce inflammation. Lemon juice helps in losing weight, cleanse the system; they freshen breath, help fight viral infections and can help boost your energy. The list of benefits from using lemons can go on and on, but I think you get the picture, no kitchen should be without these little miracles. It's amazing that something so good for you tastes this delicious, it's certainly not difficult to see why adding lemons to your diet is a wise and tasty decision.

Typically a cookie is a dessert recipe that is a small, flat, sweet baked treat. Cookie recipes usually contain flour, sugar, eggs, and either cooking oil, butter or another oil or fat. Cookie recipes may also include ingredients such as oats, raisins, chocolate chips or nuts. Cookies can be mass-produced, or made at home or in small bakeries. Cookie options can also include using two thin cookies with a creme filling and then dipped in chocolate or another sweet coating. Cookies are quite often served with beverages such as tea, coffee or milk. In many other English speaking countries, cookies are called biscuits. Cookies are most often baked until they are crisp or just long enough so that they remain soft, but some kinds of cookies are not baked at all. Some popular cookie recipes include pizelles, rum balls, sugar cookie, tea biscuit, and wafers.

The House of Yumm recipe site was created by Serene, who is the cook, photographer, and blogger behind the site. She was born in California but lives in Texas with her husband and four children. She loves food and cooking. She doesn't believe in using a bunch of fancy ingredients with difficult steps; life is too busy for that! She likes recipes that are easy to make with simple ingredients. Recipes that you will find on the site include breakfast recipes, sandwich recipes, slider recipes, burger recipes, appetizer recipes, main dish recipes, cupcake recipes, sweet recipes, healthy recipes and more. Some of the other dessert recipes you will find on the site include a Texas Sheet cake recipe, cinnamon tortilla rollups recipe, cookie monster bark recipe, boozy pecan praline bar recipe and plenty more.

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