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The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

Erika IlyinaFood
Lemon cookies. Source: Pixabay

In winter, you often need to warm yourself with hot tea or coffee when you come home after a severe frost. In addition, you want to treat yourself to something tasty and original to feel a real homey feel.

Lemon cookies will be the perfect option for such a case. This is an incredibly delicate dessert that will warm you up in cold weather and put you in a good mood. The recipe for this wonderful dessert was shared on Instagram by the famous food blogger Volodymyr Yaroslavsky.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

Ingredients for making cookies

  • Sugar - 150 gr
  • Large lemon zest - 1 pc
  • Vanilla sugar - 5 gr
  • Lemon juice - 35 ml
  • Eggs - 2 pcs
  • Flour - 250-260 g
  • Baking powder - 10 g
  • Powdered sugar

Ingredients for lemon curd

  • Egg - 1 pc
  • Sugar - 60 gr
  • Lemon juice - 60 ml
  • Lemon zest - 1 pc
  • Butter - 50 gr

Method of preparation

1. Mix soft butter with zest, juice, sugar and egg.

2. Beat well with a paddle attachment and add flour and baking powder.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

3. Knead the dough. It should be soft enough. Put it in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, but preferably overnight.

4. To prepare the curd, simply mix all the ingredients with a whisk, bring to a boil and cool.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

5. Take the dough out of the refrigerator and roll it into balls, each of which should weigh about 20 grams. Roll each ball in powdered sugar.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

6. Place the balls on a baking sheet at a distance from each other and make small indentations.

7. Add the lemon curd to the depressions and put the cookies in the oven, preheated to 175 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

8. Instead of lemon curd, you can use any jam to taste, or add nothing at all.

The most delicate lemon cookies: the perfect winter dessert

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