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Lemonade Cookie Recipe Is Summer In Every Bite

Lemonade Cookie Recipe Is Summer In Every Bite

Summer Cookie Recipe Because Lemonade and summer Go Hand In Hand

Lemonade Cookie Recipe is a taste of summer in every bite.  These delicious, sweet cookie creations are delicious any time of year. They are especially fun in the summer with a tall glass of pink lemonade. Serve them with a bowl of lemon raspberry sorbet for something extra special.  They are pretty on a platter for a summer birthday party. Or, you can just put one in each hand and chow down.  They are so good, a whole batch won’t last the entire day.  There is no better way to kick off the summer than with this lemonade cookie recipe. Like I said, they are like a taste of summer in every bite!

 

lemonade cookies recipe

Lemonade Cookie Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 Cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 Cups sugar
  • 1/4 Cup lemonade drink mix
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 6 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup sour cream
Lemonade

Lemonade drink mix is the secret ingredient!

Lemonade Cookie Recipe Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, and lemonade drink mix.
  2. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and lemon zest, beating well.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine flour baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Beat at low-speed blending well after each addition.
  7. Divide dough into fourths and wrap each fourth in plastic wrap.
  8. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  10. On a floured surface,  roll each portion of chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness.
  11. Using a 2 1/2 round cookie cutter (or glass from the cupboard) cut out dough.
  12. Place cookies one inch apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  13. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes.
  14. Let cool on pans for 2 minutes,.
  15. Remove from pans and cool completely.
  16. Ice cookies with lemonade icing, recipe below.
  17. Decorate with sprinkles or colored sugar (optional)

lemonade cookie

Lemonade Icing

  • 3 Cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 Tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate thawed.
  1. Combine all ingredients and beat at low-speed until smooth and creamy.

lemonade cookie

Lemonade cookie recipe is a delicious way to start the summer months.  These cookies are so pretty, they are like a ray of sunshine.  More than that, they are so good.  I know you will love this lemonade cookie recipe.  Be sure to share them with your friends and don’t forget the lemonade!

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2 Responses to Lemonade Cookie Recipe Is Summer In Every Bite

  1. Betty says:

    Hello Jana,
    This is a must try recipe for me. I love, love, love lemonade cookies. I’m heading over to Pinterest to see all your other recipes. Come follow me there also! Hope you and your family are doing well. Miss our chats.
    Betty

    • kindredlive says:

      Hi Betty, glad you found us here at KindredLive. The girls are having a great time creating their blog and they certainly are creative! I will look for you on Pinterest. Thanks for following!

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