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How to make lemon polenta cookies

Make Lemon Polenta Cookies

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INGREDIENTS
Ingredients. I doubled the recipe when I was making this snap guide.

Ingredients. I doubled the recipe when I was making this snap guide.

Mix together the dry ingredients: 1/2 cup of uncooked finely  ground polenta (aka cornmeal), 1.5 cups of flour, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Mix together the dry ingredients: 1/2 cup of uncooked finely ground polenta (aka cornmeal), 1.5 cups of flour, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Dry ingredients mixed.

Dry ingredients mixed.

Zest 1 entire lemon & juice it. My lemon was really juicy - probably had almost 3 tablespoons of juice

Zest 1 entire lemon & juice it. My lemon was really juicy - probably had almost 3 tablespoons of juice

Mix 1/2 cup of unsweetened butter (at room temp) & 3/4 cup of sugar. Beat until mixture is nice and fluffy (2-3 mins).

Mix 1/2 cup of unsweetened butter (at room temp) & 3/4 cup of sugar. Beat until mixture is nice and fluffy (2-3 mins).

Add 1 egg & 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix.

Add 1 egg & 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix.

Add lemon zest and lemon juice. This will make your fluffy butter mixture look curdled. Don't worry about it. Mix for about 1 min.

Add lemon zest and lemon juice. This will make your fluffy butter mixture look curdled. Don't worry about it. Mix for about 1 min.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients  and mix. Dough will be pretty sticky and dense.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix. Dough will be pretty sticky and dense.

Dough.

Dough.

Drop whole spoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Can also make 1/2 spoonfuls. They bake for the same amount of time. Bake & 350 for 18-20 min.

Drop whole spoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Can also make 1/2 spoonfuls. They bake for the same amount of time. Bake & 350 for 18-20 min.

Bake 18-20 minutes @ 350F until golden brown on the bottom. Let sit on baking sheet 5 mins before transferring them to the cooling rack.

Bake 18-20 minutes @ 350F until golden brown on the bottom. Let sit on baking sheet 5 mins before transferring them to the cooling rack.

The cookies will be light yellow on top!

The cookies will be light yellow on top!

Enjoy!

Enjoy!

What 2 batches (minus a few) looks like. About 14 large cookies & 3 dozen smaller cookies.

What 2 batches (minus a few) looks like. About 14 large cookies & 3 dozen smaller cookies.

  • 1/2c Finely ground polenta (aka cornmeal)
  • 1/2c Flour
  • 1.0 Lemon
  • 1/2c Butter
  • 3/4c Sugar
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1.0 Egg