Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Soft and chewy lemon cookies with poppy seeds and a swirl of tangy lemon curd.

Bursting with vibrant lemon flavor, these lemon poppy seed cookies are perfect for lemon lovers! They're one of the best cookie recipes for Spring and Summer and taste like sunshine.

Ingredients Needed

Flour, baking soda, salt, lemon zest, poppy seeds, butter, sugar, egg, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon curd.

First whisk the all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, lemon zest, and poppy seeds together in a medium mixing bowl.

Step 1

Whisk melted butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Then whisk in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. Mix in the lemon juice

Step 2

Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Then gently swirl in dollops of lemon curd so there are ribbons throughout the cookie dough.

Step 3

Scoop the dough and chill it for at least 3 hours. Then bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 14-16 minutes.

Step 4

Let the lemon cookies cool completely and enjoy! Want to make this recipe? Check out the full instructions at:


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