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Lemon cookies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Lemon cookies

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the sugar, the butter, and beat with the paddle attachment at high speed, for 4-5 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the flour, the egg, the lemon juice and zest, the yellow food coloring paste, and beat.
  • In a bowl add the remaining flour, the baking powder, the salt, and mix. Transfer to the mixer’s bowl and beat for 10 seconds.
  • Knead the dough -lightly- with your hands to bind it and cut it into 24 pieces.
  • Shape into balls and add them into the bowl with the icing sugar. Transfer to baking pans lined with parchment paper and press them a little with your hands.
  • Bake each baking pan separately for 15-20 minutes. Let them cool well.

To serve

  • In a bowl add the cream cheese, the icing sugar, the lemon zest and juice, and mix.
  • You can spread a little of the cream over one cookie and cover with another, or you can serve them as they are.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

152
Calories (kcal)
8 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

5.5
Total Fat (g)
8 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.4
Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

23.0
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

13.0
Sugars (g)
14 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

1.8
Protein (g)
4 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.6
Fibre (g)
2 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.11
Sodium (g)
2 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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