12/15/2014 Mrs. Claus’ Lemon Cookies

Mrs. Claus’ Lemon Cookies

Recipe Courtesy of George Mohr

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup granulated sugar
2 ½ tsp. baking powder
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup milk
Pinch of salt
3 tsps. Lemon extract
1 egg


1 ½ cups confectioner’s sugar
2 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. lemon extract
3 drops yellow food coloring


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, oil, milk, salt, lemon extract and the egg.

Roll dough into ½ inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are set but not brown. Let sit for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

In a medium bowl, combine glaze ingredients and stir until smooth.

Dip tops of cookies in glaze and place on wire rack.