Egg Yolk Lemon Cookies
 Lemon cookies.
 Makes 24
 10 minutes preparation
 12 minutes cooking
 3 hours
90 calories, 5g fat, 11g carb, 1g protein, 28mg sodium
4.1 (2) user ratings
  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp lemon extract
  • ¼ tsp orange extract
  • ¼ tsp lemon zest

Cream butter and sugar. Separately, beat 3 egg yolks, vanilla, lemon and orange extracts. Combine butter and sugar mixture with egg mixture. Separately, whisk flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Add flour mixture to combined butter and egg mixture. Make into a ball, cover and chill dough for at least an hour. Preheat oven to 350 ℉. Make 1 inch balls and drop onto greased cookie sheet or silicon baking mat. Bake for 10-12 minutes, cool on pan for 2 minutes and then move to cooling rack.


Egg whites can be used to make granola and spiced pecans.

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