Lemon Chewy Crisps

Lemon Chewy Crisps


"Great fresh lemon taste in a chewy little cookie with a nice crisp brown edge. If you don't have the almonds, you can substitute 1/4 cup additional sugar instead."


servings 97 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 97 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 54 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until fluffy. Beat in remaining ingredients except flour until well blended.
  3. On low speed, beat in flour just until blended.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar or almonds.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute before removing to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week. HINT: These cookies will have a nicely browned edge if baked on a regular thin cookie sheet rather than a thick or insulated one.
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  1. 127 Ratings


I used the extra sugar instead of the almonds. I also substituted 3 tablespoons of lemon juice for the lemon zest. The cookies turned out great! Not too lemony and very dainty. Cool for at least...

These were great, I added 3 tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice to the dough and dipped the balls in juice then sugar to enhance the lemon flavor. I also dusted with powerdered sugar to m...

I think I just found my new favorite cookie! I doubled the recipe and used one whole lemon (juice and zest without measuring). It came out tasting deliciously light and fluffy with just enough l...

This is the perfect lemon cookie - everything the previous reviewers promised: crunchy and chewy. The only thing I'll do differently next time is double the recipe. I didn't notice until afte...

These were alright. They had a wonderful texture. I added extra lemon juice to try to get a much lemon flavor possible. But when they came out, they sorta tasted like air,.... They had no lemon ...

I've made these cookies exactly as per recipe and they were really nice. Then one day I thought why not, and reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup, added 1/2 cup chopped cranberries, 1 tsp lime juice, up...

Delightful cookies. Crisp and chewy as promised with wonderful lemon flavor. Best eaten quickly and not stored - I found they lost their crispness quite quickly and went very soft.

I gave this 4 stars as is; however, I have made some changes that I think solves the problem many reviewers have mentioned about the cookie not being lemony enough. Instead of adding lemon juic...

Excellent! Hubby and kids loved them, so I am making them again. I do recommend doubling or tripling the recipe as they go fast. Crispy outside and chewy inside, as promised. Thank you Jennifer.