Lemon Iced Sugar Cookies – Cindy Leishman

2 c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking soda

1/2 c. butter, softened

1 1/2 c. sugar

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla

1/4 c. sour cream

Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and soda and set aside. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanila beating well to combine. With mixer on low, add half of the flour mixtrue, followed by sour cream, then remaining flour mixture. Mix just until combined. Scoop onto greased cookie sheet and bake until cookies are set but not browned, about 12 minutes. Cool and Frost.


3 T. butter, melted

2 T. milk

2 T. lemon juice

1/2 tsp. lemon zest

1/2 tsp. vanilla

3 c. powdered sugar

3-4 drops yellow food coloring

Whisk together until smooth. Spread each cookie with a thin layer of icing.


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