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Lemon Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Fresh, bright, and simple to make, these Lemon Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies are super soft and packed with fresh lemon flavor. 

Drizzle easy confectioners glaze over Sweet Loren’s baked Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies and sprinkle with fresh lemon zest. Perfect for spring! 

Total time: 30 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 15 minutes
12 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 package Sweet Loren’s Sugar Cookie Dough or Oatmeal Cranberry Dough
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ pound (2 cups) confectioners sugar
  • 2 – 3 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Extra lemon zest, as a garnish
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 325F and let Sweet Loren’s Cookie Dough come to room temperature so it becomes soft to touch.
  2. Combine all the cookie portions together and knead them until you have one big ball of cookie dough.
  3. Knead in lemon zest (6 teaspoons) and lemon juice (6 teaspoons). Once blended, divide the cookie dough into 12 balls.
  4. Place cookies onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, at least 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes.
  6. Cool cookies on wire cooling rack for 15-20 minutes.
  7. To make the icing, combine confectioners sugar, water, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Mix until smooth.
  8. Dip half of each cooled cookie into the icing and sprinkle with lemon zest. Enjoy!

Pro Baking Tip: Store in an airtight container on the counter for 1-2 days.