Meyer Lemon Snowball Cookies
Light and refreshing, melt-in-your-mouth morsels just right for gifting and snacking this holiday season.
Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
- 1 cup two sticks unsalted butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons Meyer lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract or two teaspoons lemon juice
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar plus additional for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer until fluffy. Add lemon zest, extract or juice, and then powdered sugar and mix until combined.
Gradually add flour and mix until the dough is stiff. If it's too soft, refrigerate it for 30 minutes or so.
Form into uniform teaspoon balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 9-12 minutes until bottoms are slightly browned. Cookies should not have much color.
Let cool for five minutes and then roll in additional powdered sugar.