Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Lemon Cookies

I'm a tiny bit fed up with chocolate. I'm feeling like lemon: cookies, pie, mousse, cream, whatever.

So, after some investigation work over my cook books, I chose these cookies. Of course, they are lemon cookies.

Lemon Cookies
Adapted from 1.080 recetas de cocina, Simone Ortega

  • 1 cup sauer cream (put a splash vinegar or lemon juice and leave for 5 min.)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • zest of a lemon
  • 1 heapin teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 gr. powderer sugar
  • juice of a lemon
  1. In a bowl, mix sauer cream with sugar, lemon zest and egg.
  2. Mix flour and baking powder in another bowl.
  3. Add flour to first mixture.
  4. Preheat your oven at 180º C
  5. Put teaspoons on the lined oven sheets, leave enough espace in between, they spread quite a bit.
  6. Bake them for 15 min.
  7. Make the glaze: mix lemon juice with powdered sugar.
  8. Brush cookies with the glaze once they are cold. Let them get dry.