Food & Entertaining - Recipes

Lemon meltaways

A gluten-free lemon cookie that will quickly become a household favourite.

These yummy lemon cookies will melt in your mouth and no one will ever be the wiser that they're gluten-free.

  • 160 grams butter, at room temperature (2/3 cup)
  • 125 grams powdered sugar (1-1/4 cups)
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 260 grams gluten-free flour (2-1/4 cups)
  • 20 grams cornstarch (2 tbsp.)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Powdered sugar for rolling

1 Cream together butter, sugar, zest and vanilla. Add lemon juice and mix. Add the flour, cornstarch and salt to the butter mixture and mix until combined.

2 Form the dough into a log that is about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap it in parchment and refrigerate it overnight.

3 Cut the log into 1/2 inch disks and bake at 350F for about 12 minutes. Let the cookies cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar while they are still warm.

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