Creative Cooking Italian Recipe

Kira's Pictorial Lemon Cookies

The Introduction

This is my Italian cookie recipe made in March of 2013. I picked this recipe because I like desserts and wanted a fresh recipe to celebrate the oncoming season. The pictures below display the technique of creating these delicious cookies!

The Yield is 48 cookies.

Each person in our cooking group got about 8 cookies after giving away half of them

The Special Equipment

  • Mixer
  • Micro plane
  • Parchment Paper
  • 2 Baking Sheets

The Ingredients

The Cookies

  • 3 1/2 Cups of Flour
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons of Baking Powder
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cups of Sugar
  • 1/2 Cups of Whole Milk
  • 4 Ounces of Butter (Softened)
  • 1 Lemon (for Zest)
  • 2 Teaspoons
The Icing
  • 2 Cups of Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Orange Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons of Heavy Cream
  • 1/8 Orange Extract

The Method

Gather Ingredients

Preheat the Oven to 350 degrees

Line Each Baking Sheet with Parchment Paper

Cut Up the Butter to Soften it if Necessary

Beat Everything With Mixer Now. Use the Basic Mixer Attatchment

Zest the Lemon

Use the micro plane to zest your lemon. Stop when the pith is reached.

Beat Ingredients Together until it is a Sticky Dough

While the Cookies are Baking, it is Time to make the Icing

The Finished Product

The Comments about the Recipe

The only changes made were that the icing recipe called for two little liquid so heavy cream and more orange juice were added. Orange Extract was added to add more orange flavor which the cream took away from. Nothing else would be done differently.

The Inspiration

The Original Recipe is from...