Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe

Maggiano's Lemon Cookies Recipe

You might have tried many cookie recipes but if you want to try something that gives you the light sour freshness of lemon and sweetness of sugar together, try this maggiano’s lemon cookies recipe. It is an amazing combination of sweetness with a slightly sour taste. This vera’s lemon cookies look similar to a regular cookie, but the topping gives it a new peak. 

These cookies are topped with lemon sugar icing, which takes it beyond the limitation. You can even shape them like a crescent. These lemon crescent cookies will look more attractive than the regular round-shaped cookies. Good to have as a dessert even can be served at parties. 

Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies

This maggiano’s dessert recipe is a super hit recipe which you will die to taste. The goodness of lemon comes out entirely when you combine it in these cookies. You can feel the slight soreness inside these sweet cookies, which will give a heavenly feeling. Its sweet, zingy taste won’t be forgotten easily.

The recipe for maggiano’s lemon cookies is very easy. You just need a few ingredients to make this heaven of sweetness. Everybody can taste this sweetness but will definitely fall in love once they try. You can easily grab and devour 7to 8 pieces easily. Now let’s try this mouthwatering recipe and see how it comes out. 


Egg yolks 2

Butter in room temperature 1 and ½ sticks

All-purpose flour 2 cups

Vanilla extract ½ teaspoon

Lemon juice 2 tablespoon

sugar 1 cup

White sugar ¾ cup

Salt 2 pinches

Lemon zest


Step 1: Take butter and sugar and beat together until it gets fluffy. 

Step 2: Now add salt, vanilla extract, egg yolks with the mixture and beat again.

Step 3: Then slowly add flour and beat this way until they mix well.

Step 4: Now, take the dough and wrap it in a plastic wrapper. 

Step 5: Freeze it for 30 minutes.

Step 6: Now, bring it out and take a spoon and take one scoop of dough and shape it into the cookie.

Step 7: Now, take a cookie sheet on a tray and place all the cookies on that.

Step 8: Bake it for 15-20 minutes or more until it gets a light golden colour.

Step 9: Bring it out when it’s done and let them cool down. 

Step 10: To make the icing, mix powder sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest well.

Step 11: While the icing is ready, dip cookies inside, let them dry and serve.


If you want to use them for more than a while, then freeze when your dough is out of the freezer after 30 minutes. Put it inside the airtight container and freeze. It can freeze in that way for almost 3 months and hopefully will be good till then.


Maggianos’ lemon cookies recipe is perfect for those who love to have sugar cookies. Not too sweet to give your taste buds ache. It’s a harmony of sweetness, crispness, and a slightly sour taste. Really hard to forget once you try.

So if you are a sugar cookie lover, don’t miss the chance to try it just once at home; you are never going to try any other cookies after having once for sure.

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