Recipe By SBECK
Published Nov 9th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 2.5 dozen Calories 108.9

Incredibly delicious, soft, lemony cookies. The perfect cookie for a tea party.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • ½ cup low-fat lemon yogurt
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, combine sugar, yogurt, oil, eggs lemon zest, and lemon juice. Stir until well blended. Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to the wet mixture and stir until smooth.
  3. 3 Drop cookies by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Edges should be slightly brown. Let cookies cool slightly before removing from cookie sheets.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 108.9
  • Carbohydrate 19.1 g
  • Cholesterol 12.6 mg
  • Fat 2.9 g
  • Fiber 0.3 g
  • Protein 1.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Sodium 122.1 mg
  • Sugar 10.6 g


  1. Kind of tasteless...
  2. not enough lemon flavor came out somewhat like pancakes didn't look like the photo at all. maybe that's my fault! I plan to add lemon drizzle icing because they are very plain.
  3. I had fun w/ this recipe! I used part yogurt and part sour cream, as that's what I had in the fridge. I cut the oil a bit and added more juice (I used bottled lime juice), and I omitted the zest as I had none. The batter is thicker than cake but thinner than - Read more ...
  4. I have not used this recipe as written... After reading all the reviews I made the following changes: Used a touch extra baking soda and powder added extra lemon extract and juice (probably about double what was written) plus a few Tbsp. rum and a few drops vanilla (I like lots of flavor) 1/4 cup - Read more ...
  5. I liked this recipe although I didn't have lemon flavored yogurt but used plain instead and added another teaspoon of lemon juice. I'll definitely make this again.
  6. These are definitely very cakey and moist, and very ideal for having with a cup of tea or coffee. After reading what others had to say, I dropped the oil and used butter instead, and I also omitted the lemon juice and opted for 3 t. of lemon extract instead. I still used the zest, - Read more ...
  7. These cookies were indeed soft but their subtle flavor left much to be desired. I suggest adding an additional teaspoon of lemon extract and maybe some frosting to boost the flavor.
  8. So simple to make and tastes delicious!
  9. I made these for a tea party and they were all that was left. Too soft too cake-y and boring flavor. You might as well spoon lemon cake mix onto a cookie sheet and bake. It would be a lot easier and taste just the same. I'm deleting this from my recipe box so I - Read more ...

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