Save on Pinterest

Lemon Snowballs Cookie

These crunchy little cookies are great for a light dessert. The bright taste of lemon makes them a winner!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 1 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter, sugar and egg until well blended. Add lemon juice and zest. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into creamed mixture. Add almonds. Cover and refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Roll into 1-in. balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned (cookies will not brown on top).
  • Remove immediately to wire racks; cool for 5 minutes, then roll in confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 144 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Recommended Video