Lemon Iced Sugar Cookies

The following recipe was shared and prepared by my friend Elsa for our Spring Success event. You can view details of the event HERE.

Lemon Iced Sugar Cookies
by Elsa

2.5 cups all purpose flour
1.5 cups sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1.5 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

1.5 cups powdered sugar (or more to liking)
1/4 cup lemon juice

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Beat sugar and butter until well blended. Add eggs and lemon juice to mixture and mix. Combine dry ingredients slowly to mixture at low speed scraping bowl often.

Form dough into small balls 2 inches apart. Bake for about 6 mins. Cookies should be light in color.

Meanwhile combine frosting ingredients in a small bowl and stir until smooth. Frost warm cookies with glaze. Sprinkle with grated lemon peel, if desired.

5 dozen cookies

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