Lemon Curd Snowball Cookies

Yes, the lemon curd is back. This time we made lemon curd snowball cookies. It was easy for me because I was able to make up a version I could eat and one the rest of the family could eat. It definetely made my life easy!

lemon curd cookies

This week my daughter is off to her first week long camp and to say I’m sad is an understatement. These cookies definetely helped to ease the pain of her being gone a little bit.

They hit the spot and you can never go wrong with lemon!

lemon snowball cookies

Lemon Curd Snowball Cookies

Ingredients

    For the cookies:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon curd
  • Zest of one large lemon
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour (can substitute gluten free baking mix)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the Frosting:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk or water
  • 4-5 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

    For the cookies:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a mixing bowl, mix the sugar, lemon curd, eggs and lemon zest together.
  2. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt, mixing until the dough becomes soft and sticky.
  3. Drop dough by tablespoons onto the cookie sheet, leaving a couple inches of space between the cookies.
  4. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or until cookies become lightly browned. Remove the cookies from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost once cookies are cooled.
  5. To Make the frosting:
  6. In a bowl, stir together the powdered sugar, water or milk and lemon juice until smooth. Dip the cookies in glaze and place back on the wire cooling rack to allow the glaze to harden.
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