Another swap complete! I’ve been making SO many cookies! And eating so many. What a wonderful time of the year. All cookies all the time baby!

Lemon Crinkle Cookies Recipe

I got some great cookies in the mail:

Cookie Swap CollageCookies from Brownie Runs, Om Nom Dallas, and Namely Marley!

My recipe is kind of plain but still a bit festive. Rolled in powdered sugar it reminds me of snow that I won’t get unless I head up to Tahoe. Kind of. Because the powdered sugar melts into the cookies and gives it a bit of a crunch.

Lemon Crinkle Cookies Recipe-3

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Lemon Crinkle Cookies


  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray, or line with a silpat and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Whip in vanilla, oil, lemon zest, and juice.
  4. Stir in all dry ingredients slowly until just combined, excluding the powdered sugar.
  5. Pour powdered sugar onto a shallow bowl. Roll a heaping teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar.
  6. Place on baking sheet and bake for 9-11 minutes or until cookies and cracked on top.
  7. Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.