Lemon Easter cookies are a lemon sugar cookie decorated for the Easter holiday. Choose your favourite colour for the cookie dough.
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup butter
1 tsp lemon extract
1 tbsp lemon juice
3/4 cup sugar
gel food colouring – your choice of colour
Blend flour, salt and baking powder together.
Blend egg, sugar, extract, and juice and a dab of gel colouring together until light and fluffy.
Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients just until combined.
Roll in balls and place on a cookie sheet. Press down with a glass.
Put a candy Easter egg into the centre of the cookie.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 7 to 9 minutes.
Try Easter Buns.