Lemon Cookies With Lovely Lemon Glaze

Dry ingredients: 1 ¼ cup (150g) all purpose flour* 1 teaspoon baking powder Optional: 1 tablespoon poppy seeds ¼ teaspoon salt Wet ingredients 6 tablespoons (85g) butter, softened at room temperature (do NOT use melted butter)** ½ cup (100g) granulated sugar Zest from 1 large lemon (about 2-3 teaspoons) 1 large egg, at room temperature ¼ teaspoon almond extract 1 ½ tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, poppy seeds (optional) and salt.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, poppy seeds (optional) and salt.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, add in softened butter, sugar and lemon zest; beat on high for 2 minutes. 

Slowly add in the dry ingredients and fresh lemon juice and mix on medium low speed until well combined.

Use a medium cookie scoop to grab the dough, then use your hands to roll dough into a circle. 

Bake for 11-14 minute or until edges are barely golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Once cookies are completely cooled, you can glaze them. Make the glaze by adding powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice and almond extract in a medium bowl. 

Spoon about ½ tablespoon of glaze to each cookie and use a spoon to spread around. Enjoy! Makes 12 cookies.