Make Simple Lemon Cookies in 2 Easy Steps

When I first started decorating cookies I spent hour upon hour looking online to find ideas for cookies. No matter where I looked or what I searched I always came across lemon cookies. They were beautiful and I wanted to make them from the first moment I saw them , but do you know what? I never made them. Sure I made a few whole lemon cookies to use in blog photos, but never made slices or wedges. Well, I finally did it! I made a batch of simple lemon cookies and threw in a few limes just for fun! How to Make Simple Lemon Cookies | THe Bearfoot Baker

I really don’t know why I didn’t make them sooner, but I do know that I’ll make them again and again because they are cute. And fun. And lemon screams summer to me and I am so ready for summer!

Supplies for Simple Lemon Cookies:

Recipes:
Sugar Cookie Recipe or use your favorite Lemon Roll Out Cookie Recipe
Royal Icing Recipe– You can also flavor your RI with Lemon Extract instead of vanilla or almond extract.

Cookie Cutter:
Lemon Cookie Cutter

Icing Colors:
Lemon Yellow – Americolor Lemon Yellow Soft Food Gel Color with a drop of Americolor Gold Soft Gel Food Color. You can just use the lemon yellow if you want bright and cheerful lemons.

Tools:
Decorating Bags or Decorating Bottles
Couplers
#2 Decorating Tip-I prefer the PME tips but any #2 tip will work
Turkey Lacer

Make Simple Lemon Cookies in 2 Easy Steps | The Bearfoot Baker

  • Begin by outlining the lemon cookie with the Lemon Yellow royal icing.

Make Simple Lemon Cookies in these 2 Easy Steps | The Bearfoot Baker

  •  Flood the cookies with the Lemon Yellow Icing.

See! Simple lemon cookies in 2 easy steps! It doesn’t get much easier than that. How to Make Simple Lemon Cookies in 2 Easy Steps | The Bearfoot Baker

  • There might be one more step you need to take and thats popping those pesky little air bubbles that get trapped in the icing and drive us insane.
  • Use the turkey lacer to pop them and to push and smooth the royal icing into place.

How to Make Simple Lemon Cookies | The Bearfoot Baker

  • Let the cookies dry overnight.

If you want to make lemon slices and lemon wedges you will need a few more supplies:
Light Lemon Yellow Icing
White Icing
Brown Icing
Circle Cookie CutterHow to Make Simple Lemon Cookies | The Bearfoot Baker

  • Outline a circle cookie with a thick line of the darker yellow icing.
  • Flood the center of the cookie with the lighter yellow icing.
  • While the icing is wet pipe a white line where the two yellows meet.
  • Pipe the white lines in the center of the simple lemon cookie.
  • Add the brown seeds and let the cookies dry overnight.

Simple Lemon Cookies in 2 Easy Steps | The Bearfoot Baker

  • To make the lemon wedges, just follow the steps for the lemon slice but make it on a half circle cookie.

Incase you want to see this cookie in action, here is a video just for you!

How to Make Simple Lemon Cookies | THe Bearfoot BakerAre there any cookies that you have been wanting to make but never got around to it? I would love to hear about it!

Bear hugs,

Lisa