Cinnamon Lemon Cookies

Cinnamon Lemon Cookies

Cinnamon Lemon Cookies
Lemon zest is used to give these cinnamon cookies a hint of citrus.

Beat butter and 1 cup sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth.

Beat egg and vanilla extract into the butter until completely blended.

Add flour cinnamon baking powder lemon zest and salt; continue mixing until flour is just incorporated.

Cover bowl with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm about 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Stir 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; spread onto a flat surface.

Divide dough into about 60 small balls.

Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat.

Arrange onto baking sheets.

Bake in preheated oven until edges are lightly browned about 10 minutes.