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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe
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How To Make Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes



  • 1cupunsalted butter,softened
  • ¾cuppowdered sugar
  • 1largeegg
  • 1largeegg yolk
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 2tbsppoppy seeds
  • 2cupsflour
  • tspsalt


  1. To your stand mixer add the butter and sugar and beat on high speed for about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy, then add in the egg and egg yolk until fully combined.

  2. Add in the vanilla, lemon juice, lemon zest and poppy seeds then lower the speed and add in the flour and salt until just combined.

  3. Put the dough into plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before rolling out onto a floured surface ¼ inch thick.

  4. Press out with a cookie cutter and bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.


  • Calories: 174.26kcal
  • Fat: 11.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.72g
  • Trans Fat: 0.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.09g
  • Fiber: 0.60g
  • Sugar: 5.07g
  • Protein: 2.22g
  • Cholesterol: 47.69mg
  • Sodium: 22.64mg
  • Calcium: 22.55mg
  • Potassium: 31.98mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.77mg
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