Zesty Citrus Cookies
- For the biscuits
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp finely grated lemon zest
- 2 Tbsps lemon juice
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the biscuits: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
Mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and lemon zest and set aside.
Beat together the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Add the egg, vanilla and lemon juice and beat until combined. Beat in the flour mixture.
Drop tablespoons of the mixture 2.5cm|1" apart on the baking trays.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden. Cool on the baking trays for a few minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
For the glaze: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in enough lemon juice to give a coating consistency. Spread over the biscuits and sprinkle with lemon zest. Leave to set.