Rosemary Lemon Sugar Cookies

This recipe, for rosemary butter cookies, was originally from my Martha Stewart cookie cookbook. I made it vegan, and added lemon. Crispy and sweet, with the herby rosemary taste light on the palate, all I can say is Thank you, Martha.

Rosemary Lemon Cookie Ingredients:

1 cup Earth Balance margarine, room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg’s worth of Ener-G Egg Replacer, blended till frothy
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
2 1/4 cups flour
1/4 cup almond milk (for brushing)

Beat the Earth Balance and sugar together in a stand mixer or with a spoon until pale, light and fluffy. Add the egg replacer and vanilla and mix until well blended. Add the rosemary, lemon zest, and flour and mix well.

Divide the dough in half and shape them into logs and place on a piece of parchment paper. roll the logs about 1 1/2″ in diameter. Chill in the fridge or freezer for at least an hour (more is fine).

Preheat the oven to 375º F. take the logs out of the fridge, brush with almond milk and roll in sugar. Cut the logs into 1/4″ slices and place on a parchment covered baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before eating.

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8 Responses to “Rosemary Lemon Sugar Cookies”


  1. 2 mihl June 24, 2010 at 7:10 am

    I’m a huge fan of citrus and rosemary in baked goods. These look amazing!

  2. 3 Julie June 24, 2010 at 7:43 am

    I’m salivating! Yummmmmmmmy!

  3. 4 talia June 25, 2010 at 10:46 am

    cute!
    also just wanted to say that i am so excited to make ice cream with you!!

  4. 6 Jessica June 28, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    I have to make this yummy recipe. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

  5. 7 JoLynn-dreaminitvegan July 2, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    There is a restaurant in the next town and they have rosemary lemonade that is so freakin good, I’m sure these cookies are just as tasty! THey are so pretty too.


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