Lemon Polenta Biscuits

  • Recipe By
  • Published Mar 30th
  • Ready In1h 50m
  • Servings15
  • Calories285
These biscuits are both sweet and tart at the same time. They are one of the most requested recipes I make.

Lemon Polenta Biscuits Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Lemon Polenta Biscuits for 15 servings:

  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup polenta
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Lemon Polenta Biscuits Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In1h 50m

To cook Lemon Polenta Biscuits, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Lemon Polenta Biscuits is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Lemon Polenta Biscuits within 1 hour 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Lemon Polenta Biscuits easily:

  1. 1 Beat 1 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoon butter, confectioners' sugar, white sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until smooth. Stir in polenta. Add flour in 2 batches, mixing until dough comes together. Stir in lemon juice.
  2. 2 Turn dough out on a floured work surface; knead gently until smooth, about 1 minute. Divide into 2 pieces. Place on parchment paper; roll up into logs and wrap well.
  3. 3 Refrigerate dough logs until firm, about 1 hour.
  4. 4 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  5. 5 Cut logs into 3/4-inch slices. Space slices 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon lemon zest on top.
  6. 6 Bake in the preheated oven until lightly brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 285 calories; 14.1 grams of fat; 36.4 grams of carbohydrates; 3.5 grams of protein; 36 milligrams of cholesterol; 145 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 23rd 2019

    This is like a cross between a short bread and a lemon cookie. Love the flavor! But the polenta was just a bit grainy. It almost makes me wonder if I should’ve cooked it before I put it in ...

  2. Jan 13th 2019

    crisp and a distinct lemon and butter flavor. 3/4 inch may be too thick. I put all the zest (from one lemon) in the dough. Baked 18 minutes.

  3. Jul 3rd 2017

    Wonderful... make them!.. I was running low on flour so I added some chopped walnuts.. Very easy to make. They went over really well in church. I like that they arent overly sweet... if ...