Lemon Cookies

12 people
01h 10
00h 08

A zesty treat which will wake up your tastebuds! These are great on their own but also pair well with our Lemon Posset recipe. Simply place a biscuit at the side of the Lemon Posset and use it to scoop up the creamy dessert!

Ingredients and Method


  • 175g Plain flour
  • 1 Lemon (zest of)
  • 110g Butter
  • 50g Caster sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice


  1. Tip the flour into a food processor.
  2. Cut the butter into small pieces and drop them into the bowl. Mix until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs. If you do not have a food processor, place the flour and butter in a mixing bowl and combine with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the sugar, lemon zest and juice then mix to form a dough.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  5. To bake, preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F/ gas mark 5. Roll the dough to 3mm thickness on a lightly dusted surface.
  6. Cut out the biscuits using a cutter stamp and place them on a greased baking tray.
  7. Place in the middle shelf of the oven and bake for approximately 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Transfer the biscuits onto a cooling rack to cool.