Pound Cake Cookies Recipe

    24 Servings


For the Cookies:
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • Lemon Zest, from one whole lemon
  • 2/3 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
For the Glaze:
  • 1 1/4 cups Confectioners Sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • Sparkling Sugar, optional


For the Cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In large bowl, stir together the sugar and lemon zest until the sugar becomes moist and fragrant.
  3. Add butter to the sugar and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; about 3 minutes.
  4. Add eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla and mix until combined.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder.
  6. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  7. Using a medium cookie scoop, (1 1/2 tablespoons), scoop cookie dough onto prepared baking sheets leaving 2 inches between each cookie dough ball.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the bottoms of the cookies are golden. Allow cookies to rest on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  9. Once cookies have cooled completely, prepare the glaze.

For the Glaze:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice and milk.
  2. Spoon or pipe glaze over cookies. If desired, immediately sprinkle cookies with sparkling sugar.  Allow glaze to harden before serving.



  • Refrigerate leftover cookies in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Source: Adapted from allrecipes.com
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Author: Jamie Lothridge
Source: Adapted from allrecipes.com
Recipe Yields: 2 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie
Servings Per Recipe 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 44
Calories 148

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 1mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 14g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Jamie Lothridge

About Jamie

Jamie has an addiction to all things baking, as you'd guess from her blog, My Baking Addiction. She creates all things cookies just for us Food Fanatics, though.