Strawberry Lemon Sugar Cookies
 
Ingredients
Cookies
  • 1 cup butter, soft
  • 1 cup sugar (plus ¼ c more for dipping into cookies)
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5½ cups flour
Frosting
  • ¾ cup butter, soft
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup fresh strawberries, chopped
  • extra powdered sugar for dusting
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat butter and 1 cup of the sugar and the powdered sugar.
  3. Slowly add oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and eggs.
  4. Combine well.
  5. Add flour, salt, baking soda, cream of tartar until a dough forms.
  6. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on parchment paper.
  7. On a plate, pour ¼ c of sugar.
  8. Use the bottom of a glass and dip it in the sugar then into the dough ball to flatten it a bit. The thinner, the crisper.
  9. Bake8-10 mins.
  10. Keep chilled.
Frosting
  1. Beat butter, powdered sugar and sour cream.
  2. Beat until smooth and fluffy.
  3. Fold in strawberries which will tint it pink.
  4. Frost cookies and store in fridge.
  5. Serve with powdered sugar and berries on top if desired.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/strawberry-lemon-swig-cookies/