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These very easy to make 5 ingredient Portuguese simple lemon biscuits (biscoitos simples de limão), are great for snacking.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Simple Lemon Biscuits Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Simple Lemon Biscuits Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
4 out of 5 with 56 ratings
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1 and 1/4 cups of sugar1 cup of margarine, melted and cool4 and 2/3 cups of flour3 eggsZest of 1 large lemon * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Preheat oven to 150ºC or 350ºF.
  2. Beat the sugar with the eggs.
  3. Add the melted margarine (already cold).
  4. Add the lemon zest and flour and stir well.
  5. Pour the mixture in the pastry bag and draw the cookies on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes or until they are golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: prazeracozinhar.blogspot.pt *
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Maria - 3 Months ago
Made these today & it was very hard to pipe out the cookies. Recipe says to POUR. but there isn’t enough liquid to be able to pipe out

You gotta have the right consistency Maria, if it needs a little more liquid to get the right consistency just add a little water.
3 Months ago (+0) (-0)
Susan Costa
Susan Costa - 3 Months ago
Love your recipes, but would love to have the nutritional measures for them. This is to help tweak the recipe for personal health issues.

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