About this Recipe

Christmas is coming and it is time to bake some delicious cookies. These cookies are one of our favorite; I love to make them with my kids around Christmas time. I highly suggest you to try to make them; they will melt in your mouth.


Cooking with Mamma Marzia


  • 110 grams sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 100 grams soft butter (1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoon)
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • The juice and the zest of one lemon
  • 270 grams flour ( 2 cup plus 1/8)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp Icing sugar for the topping
  • 1 tbsp of Sugar for the topping
  • A sprinkle of love


  • Beat the sugar with the butter until its creamy.
  • Add the egg, mix and add the lemon zest and the juice!
  • Add the flour and the baking powder and mix very well!
  • Cover the dough with clim wrap and let it rest for 30 minutes!
  • Turn the oven at 350 °F, take your dough and start to make your cookies taking a small piece and roll out some small ball in your with hands!
  • Put the cookies in the sugar first and then in icing sugar!
  • Put them in a baking sheet and cook them for 10 minutes.
  • Enjoy and share the recipe if you like it.