*If you use unsalted butter then add 1/4 teaspoon salt.
1/4cupgranulated sugar(50 grams)
1/2cuppowdered / icing sugar(62 grams)
1-2tablespoonsmilk / cream or lemon juice (or a mixture)
In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and zest. set aside.
In the stand up mixer using the flat beater cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg, vanilla and lemon juice and combine.
Add the whisked flour mixture and combine. Move to a lightly floured flat surface and gently form into a ball. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
Then roll the dough into 1/4 inch thick (or a little thicker if you wish) and cut with round cookie cutter or cutters of choice. Place the cookies on parchment paper lined cookie sheets and chill for 15 minutes.
Pre-heat oven 350F (180C).
Sprinkle with plain or lemon sugar. Bake in pre-heated oven for about 7-9 minutes.
Let cool on cookie sheets for approximately 2-3 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Drizzle with glaze if desired. Enjoy!
In a small bowl combine the sugar and zest by rubbing together.
In a small bowl mix together until smooth, icing sugar, vanilla, cream, milk or lemon juice, should be quite thick. (if you want it thicker add more powdered sugar/icing sugar).