Do you happen to have a lemon tree with an abundance of lemons?
What else can I do with the lemons my friend Mrs. Toyama gave me?
Lemon Poppy cookies made with no eggs. These cookies take about 10 minutes to make and 20-25 minutes to bake.
1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
1 stick of butter Room temperature
2/3 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons Lemon extract or fresh lemon juice ( 1 tablespoon fresh )
Lemon peel zest of one large lemon
1 1/2 tablespoons Poppy seeds, use as much as you like.
bit size cookies ( photo)
Preheat Oven at 350 degrees. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
In a bowl add room temperature butter, sugar, vanilla, fresh lemon juice or extract.
Cream sugar & butter until creamy & smooth using an electric mixer.
Add all other ingredients. Mix well. Cut dough in half.
Using a rolling pin and cookie cutter of your choice, roll out dough on a flour surface.
Place cookies an inch a part on a cookie sheet
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the edge starts to have a golden brown look.
Lemony cookies with a shortbread taste. Great with a cup of Tea. Enjoy <3