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Lee's Lemon Oatmeal Cookies - Recipe

A quick, easy recipe for delicious lemon oatmeal cookies, recommended and tested by one of our readers. Ready in less than 30 minutes, these cookies are perfect as snack along with tea or coffee. Recipe submitted by Lee S.

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Lee's Lemon Oatmeal Cookies - Submitted by Lee S.


  • Level: Easy
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 48 servings


  • Oatmeal

    3 cups
  • Lemon Zest

    1/2 lemon
  • Unsalted Butter (softened)

    2 sticks
  • Eggs

  • Sugar (1 cup brown and 1 cup regular)

    2 cups
  • All Purpose Flour

    2 cups
  • Lemon Extract

    1 tbsp
  • Baking Soda

    1 tsp
  • Salt

    1/4 tsp
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Cooking Directions:

With the help of a spoon, blend the softened butter with the 2 cups of sugar until smooth and creamy.

Add the grated zest of half lemon and the tablespoon of lemon extract.

Combine sifted flour, oatmeal, baking soda and salt. Add slowly to the butter and sugar. Mix until obtaining a well blended cookie dough.

For each cookie, drop a tablespoon of dough on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Bake for about 10 minutes in the pre-heated oven at 350F.

When ready, remove from the oven and let cool before serving.


You can add to, or substitute, the lemon extract with lemon juice. Just filter it with a strainer to remove the seeds.

A egg-less version of this recipe can be found at Oatmeal Lemon Cookies.

Recipe submitted by Lee S.

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