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Easy Lemon Drop Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Makes

3-1/2 dozen

No one would suspect that these adorable, glazed cookies are low in fat. Jalayne Luckett bakes up the cute citrus bites in her Marion, Illinois kitchen.
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Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Beat in the sugar, lemon zest and extract. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to sugar mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on baking sheets before removing to wire racks.
  3. For glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and enough lemon juice to achieve desired consistency; drizzle over cookies.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 54 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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