Monday, September 28, 2020

Lemon Poppy Seed Spritz Cookies -Halloween or Any Day

The dough for these Lemon Poppy Seed Spritz Cookies is a dream to work with! It was the perfect consistency and the cookies stuck to the baking sheet without any trouble at all. I like that in a spritz cookie:@) My first thought was, how could 1 tsp of poppy seeds be enough for all of that dough? But it really was, although, if you're a big poppy seed lover you may want to add a bit more. The predominant flavor is lemon, but you will notice the poppy seeds too. Don't hesitate to give these a try folks, any time of year using any disc shaped desired. They are flavorful cookies that would be perfect with a nice cup of tea.


I used the Oxo spider disc from their fall set since we're getting close to Halloween:@)

Spider web napkins are 98¢ at Walmart this year.
Recipe easily cut in half, just estimate half of the yolk.
Half of the recipe will make two cookies sheets.

Lemon Poppy Seed Spritz Cookies-from Wilton
1 C butter, softened
3 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1 C sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp lemon extract
1 1/2 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp poppy seeds
2 3/4 C A/P flour
1/4 tsp salt

  1. Cream butter, cream cheese and sugar with mixer until light and fluffy.
  2. Add yolk, vanilla, lemon extract and zest and poppy seeds, mix well.
  3. Mix in flour and salt.
  4. Load cookie press with dough and desired disc, press cookies onto cool, ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cool on cookie sheets for 2 minutes, then remove cookies to rack to cool completely.
Enjoy a cookie and have a happy day:@)

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11 comments:

  1. I love making spritz cookies, and really do like to half each cookie recipe I make, just to keep the cookie volume down. These sound great, plus who doesn't love lemon poppyseed goodies?

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  2. I like the sound of this recipe and those Halloween discs are so cute. I need to put my new cookie press to use.

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  3. I love spritz cookies and love cutting a recipe in half!
    Who doesn't love lemon poppyseed goodies?

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  4. Your spider cookies are adorable Lynn and sound very tasty!!
    Jenna

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  5. Those cookies look so cute and I bet taste delicious.

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  6. These cookies look so festive and sound delicious. Pinning for later! Thanks for sharing. I'm visiting today from the Wonderful Wednesday link up. Have a great day Lynn!

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  7. I hate spiders but I love spritz cookies :) The lemon poppy seed version sounds delicious.

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  8. You have reminded me that I have some Halloween disks for my cookie press. I need to break them out and whip these up!

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  9. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday,505. Hope you are having a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  10. Super cute with your spider disc Lynn! Lemon and poppy seed sound delish too!

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