Lemon Brownies

Lemon Brownies

Hi Folks! I hope everyone had a great New Year! For today’s recipe, I will be sharing with you a super simple recipe, lemon brownies. Even though it’s winter I say why not add the lemon? 

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Lemon Brownies
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Cook Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup flour
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 stick of butter (unsalted), soft
  5. 2 eggs
  6. 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  7. zest from 1/2 lemon (about 1 tablespoon)
  8. Glaze
  9. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  10. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl; set aside. In your stand mixer, mix together the butter and flour/sugar/salt mixture until smooth. Next add your eggs, lemon juice and lemon zest. Pour into a 8 x 8 brownie pan and bake for 25 minutes.
  3. You an double up the recipe and bake in a 9 x 13 pan for 30 minutes like I did.
  4. Allow the brownies to cool before you add the glaze.
  5. To make the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice.
  6. Enjoy!
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Lemon Glazed Cookies

Lemon Glazed Cookies

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Don’t those look good? Well they sure were and super easy to make. I’ve been baking a lot of pumpkin lately and was in the baking mood but for something a bit different. Something with lemon sounded really great so I made these cookies. They were quick and easy and just plain ol’ good to eat! 

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Lemon Glazed Cookies
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  2. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  3. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 3/4 cup butter, softened (unsalted)
  6. 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  7. Zest of 2 lemons (about 1 1/2 tablespoon)
  8. 1 large egg
  9. 1 large egg yolk
  10. 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  11. 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  12. Lemon Glaze
  13. 1 cup powdered sugar
  14. 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. In a bowl with your electric mixer, whip together the butter, sugar and lemon zest until the mixture is fluffy. Mix in lemon juice and vanilla extract. Slowly add in your dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  4. Scoop dough out by heaping tablespoons and form balls and drop onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake in oven for 9 to 11 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on cookie sheet for several minutes and place on cooling rack.
  6. Drizzle your lemon glaze as you wish on the cookies (nice and tangy)
Lemon Glaze
  1. In a small bowl whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice. You may need to add more lemon juice. Allow the glaze to set at room temperature.
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