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Lemon Rosemary Butter Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Rosemary Butter Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

This cookie screams happiness!  Its perfect blend of brightness and buttery goodness will cheer anyone up! It’s creamy frosting and subtle hint of rosemary as it brings this cookie to another level!  Give them a try and let me know what you think!


1 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup organic sugar

2 teaspoons freshly minced rosemary leaves

2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/4 cup flour

Preheat oven to 400` F.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or grease well.   In a large electric bowl fitted with a paddle attachment cream butter and sugar.  Add rosemary, lemon peel, powder, salt and vanilla.  Mix the flour in until just combined.  Shape dough into 1-inch balls and flatten on pan with a glass dipped into sanding sugar, about 1/2-inch thick.  Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the bottoms are lightly browned.  Cool completely on wire rack before icing.


4 ounces room temperature cream cheese

2 cups powdered sugar

Juice from 1 lemon

Blend well and spread on cooled cookies.

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 cute kids, yoga/pilates instructor and very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care products and her escapades as the keeper of both backyard chickens and honeybees!


  1. I made these yummy cookies and my family could not get enough of them!!!

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