Unbelievable, soft oatmeal cookies made with fresh lemon zest for a nice citrus burst. These cookies are topped with delicious lemon vanilla glaze that's made with lemon zest and vanilla bean.
Keyword lemon, oatmeal cookies
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 11minutes
Total Time 21minutes
Author Lyuba Brooke
1cupunsalted butterroom temperature
1/2cupwhite granulated sugar
1 1/4cupall purpose flour
3cupsold fashioned oats
Zest from 1 1/2 lemons
2 1/2Tbspheavy cream
Zest from 1/2 lemon
Preheat oven to 350 and line a cookie baking sheet with parchment paper.
Beat butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Add both sugars and beat for another minute.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl.
Add vanilla extract, flour, baking soda and salt. Mix it in on low speed just until incorporated.
Add oats, while still on low speed, just until incorporated.
Add lemon zest and mix until evenly mixed throughout.
Scoop cookie dough and roll about an inch sized balls. Place cookies on parchment paper, about two inches apart. Press very lightly to flatten cookies just a little bit.
Bake for 9-11 minutes.
While cookies are baking, prepare the glaze. Scrape vanilla bean seeds into heavy cream and mix well. Warm up heavy cream but not too hot. Add powder sugar to a shallow bowl and add lemon zest. Whisk in heavy cream mixture slowly, until all smooth. Drizzle warm cookies.
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