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Easy Lemon Ball Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
My easy lemon ball cookies are perfect for when you are craving a baked goodie but don’t want to work hard. They are cake-like, delicious with a subtle lemon-nutmeg flavor and don't spread.
Course: Dessert, drop cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lemon ball cookies, lemon cookie recipe
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cups of sour milk
  • ½ cups of canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda leveled
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder leveled
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  1. In a large mixing bowl, place the sugar, oil and egg. Stir to combine.
  2. In another mixing bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg.
  3. Slowly add the dry ingredients and alternate with the milk and vanilla and lemon extracts until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Give this cookie dough about 10 minutes to rest in your refrigerator before attempting to work with it either rolling into small balls or dropping with your spoon.
  5. Place your cookie balls on well-greased cookie sheets before transferring to a 350-degree oven for about 12-15 minutes, depending on how your oven is regulated.
  6. Give them about five minutes to cool before shoveling them off your cookie sheets.
  7. ENJOY!
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