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Lemon Sparkle Cookies

These cookies will brighten anyone's day. Use fresh lemon zest and juice and even a few drops of essential oil so that they burst with citrus flavour. This recipe comes from Bob's Red Mill.


Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest

Liquid Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice


  • 3 tbsp sparkling sugar (Bob's Red Mill)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl whisk together all dry ingredients.
  • In a large bowl of your mixer cream together butter and sugar with the paddle attachment.
  • Add egg and continue beating, add vanilla and juice.
  • Mix in the dry ingredients on low just until combined.
  • Scoop cookies and roll tops in sparkling sugar. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets and bake until edges are just golden approximately 12 minutes. Rotate the pan half way if you notice the cookies not cooking evenly.
  • Cool on a baking rack and store in an airtight container.