A Tea Party with Dolls

Lemon Tea Cookies

Serves: 36 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbs. corn syrup
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder


Step 1: In a medium bowl, beat together butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, corn syrup, and lemon extract. Stir in flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Cover dough and chill in refrigerator at least 1 hour.

Step 2: Preheat oven to 325°F. Remove dough from cooler and place on a well-floured work surface. Roll the dough out to approximately 1/4" thick. Using your favorite cookie cutter shape, cut cookies and place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle remaining sugar on top of the cookies. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutritional Facts:

Each cookie: 104 calories, 1 g protein, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fat (2 g saturated), 0 g fiber, 16 mg cholesterol, 8 mg calcium, 0 mg iron, 76 mg sodium.

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Copyright @ 2003. Reprinted with permission from the September 2003 issue of Child Magazine.

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