Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies

Get ready to dive into some springy sweetness with these glazed lemon sugar cookies! They are crispy on the edges, soft in the middle, and packed with buttery goodness with a twist of citrus. What more could you ask for? 

This recipe would be perfect for a Saturday afternoon with the kids or a spring picnic with the family. We would love to see the designs you come up with. Share your creations with us @eatmajafood!

Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Yield: 12 cookies

Prep time: 13 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients: 

For the Lemon sugar Cookies: 

  • 1 pouch Maja Sugar Cookie Mix 
  • 6 tbsp butter (or Vegan butter if preferred)
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp lemon extract

For the Lemon glaze & floral decoration:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar 
  • 3-4 tbsp milk 
  • ¼ tsp lemon extract
  • Optional: Natural food dye (Ex. mango powder for yellow or hibiscus flower for pink/purple)
  • Optional: Dried or fresh edible flowers for decoration

Instructions: 

Begin by preheating the oven to 325° Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then you’ll want to prepare the yogurt filling. Combine the Greek yogurt, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a small bowl and beat with a hand mixer until smooth. Once the consistency looks right, set it aside until the cookie dough is ready.  

To begin the cookies, add the butter and milk into a medium-sized bowl and beat on low until it becomes creamy. Slowly add in the vanilla and baking mix and beat until well combined. Take a small spoonful of dough (about 1 ½ tsp) and roll it into a ball. Line the baking sheet with the dough balls and press your thumb into each cookie to make an indent on the top. Add a small amount of the yogurt filling into the indent of each cookie until it is even on the top. Be sure you don’t overfill! 

Bake the cookies for about 9-10 minutes. Once the cookies have cooled completely, add the matcha powder on top to garnish! Store these cookies in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days.  

Enjoy!

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