Lemon Clove Cookies Recipe

Lemon Clove Cookies Recipe

Prep Time

75 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


Lemon Clove Cookies Recipe

Lemon Clove Cookies Recipe. The flavor combination of clove and lemon is delightful. Add this recipe to your holiday cookie baking.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick®.

Nutrition Information (per serving – 2 cookies): Calories: 121, Fat: 5 g, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 62 mg, Fiber: 0 g,
Protein: 1 g.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Cloves, Ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • For the Lemon Glaze: 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract


  • 1 Mix flour, cloves and salt in medium bowl; set aside. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg and lemon extract; beat until well blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well mixed.
  • 2 Divide dough in half. Form each half into a log about 1 1/2 inches in diameter and 9 inches long. Wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • 3 Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch thick slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • 4 For the Lemon Glaze, mix confectioners' sugar, water and lemon extract in small bowl untill well blended. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.


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