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Gluten Free Lemon Star Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
23 mins
Using only 6 ingredients, these cookies are wonderful for any occasion!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free christmas cookies, lemon almond cookies
Servings: 50 cookies
Author: Jackie
  • 4 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar plus more for rolling if needed
  • 2 egg whites
  • zest from 2 lemons
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of your mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine almond flour and sugar.
  3. Add egg whites and lemon zest and mix until dough begins to form a ball. Dough may be sticky.
  4. Place dough between to pieces of wax paper (or parchment) and roll to a ¾-in thickness.
  5. If needed, lightly sprinkle surface or roller with sugar before rolling if not using the wax paper to roll out.
  6. Dip small star cookie cutter into sugar and cut out dough.
  7. Place cookies on baking sheet 1-inch away from one another.
  8. Bake cookies for 8 minutes.
  9. While cookies are baking, prepare the glaze by whisking together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  10. When cookies are done baking, let cool for 3-5 minutes, the dip the top of the cookie into the glaze and place on a cooling rack to dry.
  11. If adding sprinkles, add immediately.
  12. Let the glaze dry and set for 1-2 hours.
  13. Once dry, spray or brush with edible gold.
  14. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.