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Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 30 cookies 1x


Our Lemon Pound Cake Cookies are a treat that brings together the comforting flavor of pound cake with a refreshing hint of zesty lemon. Each cookie is soft, buttery and subtly infused with the tanginess of lemon creating a balance of tangy flavors. They’re incredibly easy to bake. Are guaranteed to bring joy to anyone who tastes them. Whether you enjoy them as a cozy afternoon snack or serve them at your gathering these cookies offer a yet delightful way to savor the pleasure of homemade treats.



¾ c white sugar

c salted sweet cream butter, softened

2 c all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 eggs

2 tsp lemon extract


Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

In a mixing bowl combine the sugar. Softened butter until it becomes light and fluffy.

In another bowl whisk together the flour and baking powder.

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed butter and sugar mixture while stirring.

Add the eggs one by one. Mix well. Then incorporate the lemon extract.

Place spoonfuls of dough, onto a baking sheet.

Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes until the cookies turn lightly golden and spring back when touched.

Indulge, in your baked Lemon Pound Cake Cookies!


You can easily change our loved Lemon Pound Cake Cookies into a gluten-free version that is not only possible but also incredibly delicious! To make sure everyone can savor these delicacies simply replace the all-purpose flour with your favored gluten-free flour blend. Opt for a 1:1 gluten-free flour blend that possesses xanthan gum as it works marvels in imitating the texture and structure of flour. Remember to sift the flour blend to prevent any clumps and guarantee your cookies hold their signature softness and delicate crumb.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Lemon Pound Cake Cookies