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Lemon Crinkle Cookies are a delicious cookie recipe that is soft and chewy and lightly coated with powdered sugar.
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5 from 3 votes

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Cookies


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp corn starch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp lemon extract
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, corn starch and salt together.
  • Beat butter and sugars together until creamy and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and egg yolk, vanilla, lemon extract, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  • Mix dry ingredients into sugar mixture just until combined.
  • Cover and chill dough for an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a 1 inch cookie scoop, scoop cookie dough from bowl.
  • Roll each cookie in powdered sugar, coating well.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes. Let sit on cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.


Recipe inspired from Allrecipes