Recipes Lemon Drop Cookies (Holidays, Dessert)

Number of Servings
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • 7 tbsp. butter or stick margarine, softened
    • 2 tsp. grated lemon rind
    • 1/3 cup honey
    • ½ tsp. lemon extract
    • 1 large egg
    • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp. baking powder
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • ¼ cup plain fat-free yogurt
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    • 2 tsp. grated lemon rind
    • nonstick cooking spray



Preheat oven to 350° F. Beat first 3 ingredients with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add honey, extract and egg and beat until well blended. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups and level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder and salt, stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with yogurt, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Drop the mixture by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350° F for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Combine powdered sugar and juice in a small bowl and stir with a whisk. Brush powdered sugar mixture evenly over the hot cookies and sprinkle evenly with 2 teaspoons rind. Remove the cookies from the pan and cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Information

89 calories; 2.8g fat (29% calories from fat); 1.1g protein; 15.3g carbohydrate; .2g fiber; 14mg cholesterol; 81mg sodium