Lemon Cookies for a Citrus #SundaySupper

DSC_0007-mWith the arrival of spring, we also see how our kitchen begins to fill with colors, yellow, green, orange, are some of the colors that are in this moment in my kitchen because I love to fill my bowl with oranges, limes and lemons.
And this week we want to inspire you with recipes full of citrus, so you also begin to fill your kitchen with these colors.
The #SundaySupper team has prepared a variety of dishes inspired by these flavors, delicious recipes to prepare this summer.
Stay with us and delight yourself with the wonderful aroma of citrus to awaken all your senses.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick of room temperature butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • The zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt.

Beat sugar, cream cheese and butter for 5 minutes or until the mixture is smooth.
Add the lemon zest and grated ginger with vanilla extract, add the flour gradually and finally incorporate the nuts.

Using an ice cream scoop, place the mixture in portions in previously greased trays.
Bake for 20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.
Once baked, place the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.

This recipe makes 32 cookies.

This type of cookies have a cake-like texture, so you must be very careful with the baking time.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

And if you want even more inspiration for this season, check out the links for delicious recipes

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Sour Citrusy Sweets & Desserts:

Sour Sips & Drinks:

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29 thoughts on “Lemon Cookies for a Citrus #SundaySupper

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  10. What pretty, perfect little cookies! I love that you used ginger in combo with the lemon and I’m totally intrigued by the use of cream cheese. I need to make a cream cheese cookie stat!

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  12. What a perfect way to describe this week… citrus awakening your senses! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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  19. Lemon and ginger are great combos in tea. And now I can enjoy the duo in cookie form thanks to you dear Kathya =)

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