Lemon cookies

Contributed by

Aicha Avison

Lemon cookies

These Mediterranean lemon cookies are super soft and gooey. They are made of a few simple ingredients like flour, lemon zest and juice and only one egg. Indulge your guests with these cookies served with a cup of tea or coffee. Just yummy! πŸ˜‹
Servings 8
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins


  • 300 g Plain flour
  • 80 g Caster sugar
  • 90 ml Vegetable oil
  • 1 large Lemon juice
  • 1 large Lemon zest
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • Enough icing sugar to sprinkle on the cookies before baking them
  • 1 tsp Baking powder


  • Gather all the ingredients and preheat the oven 180C.
  • In a large bowl, start by mixing the egg, sugar and the oil. Whisk well.
  • Add salt, zest and juice of one lemon and mix well.
  • Add the baking powder and the flour bit by bit and mix with your hand.
  • Shape your cookies into small balls and transfer each ball to a baking tray using parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle the cookies with icing sugar and bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes, or until your cookies are cooked. Don’t let them turn brown. Enjoy! πŸ˜‰
Course: biscuits
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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