Recipe for Katia's Lemon Cookies

Growing up there many recipes that I would help my mother prepare and be even more eager to eat. My daughter Katia loved to be by my moms side when she prepared these cookies to help her put on the frosting all while liking her fingers full of frosting!!

Biscotti al Limone di Katia                                Da Sesto Italiano  10/20/2019


Ingredients for the cookies

6 whole eggs

1 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 Table spoons Magic baking powder

1 Lemon for the zest and the juice

3 cups flour


Preheat oven to 350F

in a mixer mix the eggs and sugar first. Once the eggs and sugar combine to a creamy texture add the rest of the ingredients and mix slowly to form a soft dough.

Transfer dough to counter top and continue kneading by hand m to for a large dough ball. Portion off to quarter sized dough balls and place the on a baking sheet lined with parchment or coated with butter. Bake for 15 minutes. 


Ingredients for the lemon icing   Prepare before taking cookies out of oven

1 cup icing sugar

1 table spoon of margarine 

Juice from one lemon


Mix the sugar and margarine the add the lemon juice a little at a time until you get a smooth cream.


Dip the war cookies in the icing mixture and let the cookies cool cool before serving. The icing will harden to a smooth finish.



Send me an email. Let me know how it turns out!!