Lemon Cookie Recipes

Take a bite out of these sweet and tart lemon cookie recipes. We have ideas for lemon crinkle cookies, healthy lemon cookies, Italian lemon cookies and more.

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Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

1 review

Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but I substituted lavender and lemon in this biscochitos recipe. The result is intriguing and delicious! I have also made these with lemon and dried thyme and they were scrumptious. —Marla Clark, Albuquerque, New Mexico

How to Make Soft and Chewy Lemon Cookies

These delightful lemon cookies taste like summer sunshine.


Lemon Blueberry Whoopie Pies

8 reviews

These whoopie pies are soft, cakey cookies studded with tart, juicy blueberries and filled with tangy cream cheese frosting. I...


Air-Fryer Lemon Slice Sugar Cookies

Here's a refreshing variation of my grandmother's sugar cookie recipe. Lemon pudding mix and icing add a subtle tartness that...


Mom’s Lemon Sugar Cookies

4 reviews

These tender, soft sugar cookies have just a hint of lemon. If you like more lemon flavor, go ahead and...

Lemon Oatmeal Cookies

5 reviews

My grandmother always made these cookies for us for Christmas, and now I have inherited that task. I make them...


Lemon Snowdrops

7 reviews

I save my snowdrop cookies for special occasions. The crunchy, buttery sandwich cookie has a puckery lemon filling. —Bernice Martinoni,...

Lemon Meltaways

11 reviews

Both the cookie and the frosting are spiked with lemon in these melt-in-your-mouth goodies. Your family won't be able to...


Lemon Thyme Icebox Cookies

3 reviews

I found this recipe at my grandmother's house, and I made it as soon as I got home. The lovely...


Lemon Shortbread Cookies

2 reviews

I received this recipe for lemon shortbread cookies from my cousin who tried to duplicate cookies she loved from a...


Dipped Sandwich Cookies

5 reviews

With a lemon filling and chocolate coating, these buttery sandwich cookies are often requested at my house, particularly for special...

Gingerbread Cookies with Lemon Frosting

4 reviews

When I spread these spicy gingerbread rounds with my lemony cream cheese frosting, I knew I had a hit. Cardamom...


Lemon-Poppy Seed Cutout Cookies

4 reviews

Even though cake mix is one of the ingredients, I worked with the recipe until the cookies were fantastically crisp....


Lemon & Rosemary Butter Cookies

3 reviews

Cooling lemon and aromatic rosemary make these butter cookies stand out at the holidays. I use them to punch up...


Citrus Gingerbread Cookies

1 review

Orange and lemon zest give gingerbread cutouts a refreshing twist. Brushing a honey glaze over the top adds a subtle...


Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

3 reviews

I work for a Special Education school and our students run their own catering business. Every time they make these...

Holiday Sugar Cookies

2 reviews

I add a hint of lemon to these delightful sugar cookies. For make-ahead convenience, freeze the dough up to three...


Lemon Oatmeal Sugar Cookies

21 reviews

This is an especially fun recipe to make with kids because they can roll the dough into balls and flatten...


Lemon Cooler Cookies

2 reviews

Baking soda helps brown these lemon cooler cookies. They're crisp, lemony shortbread-like goodies! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Lemon Anise Biscotti

2 reviews

With the growing popularity of gourmet coffees, cappuccino and espresso, I’m finding lots of people enjoy these classic Italian lemon...


Italian Lemon Cookies

4 reviews

Christmas wouldn't be the same without my grandmother's cookies. A plate full of these light and zesty cookies is divine!—Elisabeth...


Lemon Lover’s Cookies

38 reviews

These light cookies will melt in your mouth. They're sure to be a hit wherever you serve them. —Virginia Dillard,...


Lemon-Butter Spritz Cookies

18 reviews

This recipe makes a lot of terrific cookies! It's great for Christmas when all the kids and grandkids visit. They...