• Mansa Krishnamurthy

A Perfect Pop Of Freshness: Lemon Rosewater Cookies

Hello friends! Welcome back to another round of Seasonal Simplicity! We are sharing some of our favorite recipes for the summer months, so I hope you scroll down to the bottom and check out what everyone has to share!

Today I'm sharing a delicious recipe for Lemon Rosewater Cookies. I really stumbled across this recipe by accident. I was experimenting with some sugar cookies in the kitchen. I added a splash of rosewater and a dash of lemon juice and voila! This recipe was born. Let's get to it shall we?

Course: Dessers

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 10 cookies


2 cups of all purpose flour

2 teaspoons of baking powder

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 cup granulated sugar

2 large eggs

1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice

2 teaspoons of rose water

pinch of salt

2/3 cup of powdered sugar


  1. Sift flour and baking powder in a large bowl

  2. In a stand mixer bowl, cream together butter and sugar

  3. Beat in eggs one at a time until mixture is creamy

  4. Whisk in salt, rosewater, lemon juice and salt

  5. Add in flour and sugar mixture slowly until well combined

  6. Refrigerate mixture for 1 hour until dough is hard

  7. Preheat oven to 350

  8. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper

  9. Roll dough into bowls and cover well with powdered sugar

  10. Place each dough ball on parchment paper

  11. Bake for 10 minutes

  12. Let cool for a few minutes

  13. Enjoy!

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