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Deliciously Refreshing Homemade Limoncello Cookies Recipe

Indulge in the zesty sweetness of a homemade Limoncello Cookies recipe. These delightful treats are infused with tangy lemon flavor and a hint of Limoncello liqueur. Perfect for brightening up any day, this easy-to-follow recipe will have your taste buds dancing with joy.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Limoncello liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and lemon zest until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the lemon juice, Limoncello liqueur, and vanilla extract to the butter mixture. Mix well to combine.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just incorporated. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop rounded portions of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  7. Gently flatten each cookie with the back of a spoon or your fingertips to create a slightly flattened shape.
  8. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  9. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes. Then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Once cooled, lightly dust the cookies with powdered sugar for a beautiful finishing touch.
  11. Serve and enjoy these delightful Limoncello Cookies with a cup of tea or coffee, or share them with family and friends.

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