Lemon Drop Cookies Recipe

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Lemon Drop Cookies
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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp finely grated lemons , rind of
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (adding additional flour in 1/4 cup increments until you get a nice looking dough that is neither too)
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar; add lemon peel, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, beating after each addition and beating until all is combined.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together egg, sour cream, and lemon juice.
  4. Add egg mixture to creamed mixture, stirring until it is well combined.
  5. Add flour to mixture, mixing well.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet 3-inches apart.
  7. Bake in preheated oven 8 minutes or until firm.
  8. Prepare glaze while cookies are baking.
  9. While cookies are still warm, brush tops with glaze.
  10. Cool on wire rack.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 611.21 Kcal (2559 kJ)
Calories from fat 250.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.87g 43%
Cholesterol 111.99mg 37%
Sodium 344.61mg 14%
Potassium 249.02mg 5%
Total Carbs 82.31g 27%
Sugars 30.38g 122%
Dietary Fiber 2.04g 8%
Protein 9.16g 18%
Vitamin C 13.7mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 93.3mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 313.56 Kcal (1313 kJ)
Calories from fat 128.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.3g 43%
Cholesterol 57.45mg 37%
Sodium 176.79mg 14%
Potassium 127.75mg 5%
Total Carbs 42.22g 27%
Sugars 15.59g 122%
Dietary Fiber 1.04g 8%
Protein 4.7g 18%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 0.5mg 5%
Calcium 47.9mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.1
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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