Lemonhead Cookies!

Lemonhead cookiesLemonhead candies always remind me of Elsie. I think she went through a Lemonhead phase when we were in high school. I love just about anything that perfectly blends sour and sweet. Yum!Lemonhead cookie recipeThese are lemonhead cookies. Meaning, they have crushed up lemonheads in them. Oh yeah! These are really fun and perfect for spring.Make these cookies with lemonhead candiesLemonhead Cookies, makes 2 dozen.

1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
juice from 1 lemon
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup Lemonheads (crushed in a food processor)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
Lemonhead candy cookiesCream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the vanilla extract, egg and lemon juice until just combined. Stir in the remaining ingredients (except the powdered sugar). Now form 24 balls from the dough and roll them around on a plate covered with the powdered sugar.Making lemon cookiesHow to make lemon crinkle cookiesBake at 350°F for 14-16 minutes. These are best if they are still quite soft in the middle. And since ovens can vary, it's a good idea to set your timer for 12 minutes and then just keep a close eye on them the first time you bake these. Warm, a little gooey and fresh out of the oven is the way to go with these!Best lemon cookie recipeEnjoy these! xo. Emma 

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