Portuguese Lemon Cookies (Bolachas de Limão) Recipe
Posted in: Cookies
May 11, 2019
4 out of 5 with 14 ratings
1 and 2/3 cups of flour1/2 cup of corn starch4 teaspoons of baking powder1/8 teaspoon of salt1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened1 cup of powered sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon of lemon juice1 teaspoon of lemon zest
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- Preheat the oven to 160°C or 320°F.
- Mix the flour, corn starch, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set aside.
- Mix the softened butter and powdered sugar and beat until creamy.
- Add the eggs, one by one and mix between each addition.
- Add the juice and lemon zest.
- Add the dry ingredients you set aside and mix until smooth.
- Make balls with 1 teaspoonfuls of dough and place them on a sheet lined with parchment paper.
- After forming the balls, press lightly with a fork to give them a checkered effect.
- Bake for about 20 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and cool on a rack.