Snowball Lemon Cookies


2 cups Namaste Perfect Flour Blend or Namaste Organic Perfect Flour Blend
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened
2/3 cup powdered sugar
Zest of 2 lemons (about 4 teaspoons)
2 teaspoons lemon extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup finely chopped almonds (optional)
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar for coating


  1. Whisk together flour, cornstarch and salt in small mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. In large bowl, mix butter until creamy on medium speed. Blend in 2/3 cup powdered sugar. Add in zest, lemon extract and vanilla extract.
  3. Set mixer to low speed and slowly add flour mixture until just combined. Stir in almonds. Cover bowl and chill dough for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets or cover in parchment paper.
  5. Scoop dough out 1 tablespoon at a time and roll into ball. Space balls about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 14-16 minutes. Allow to cool a few minutes. Place remaining powdered sugar into a bowl and roll warm cookies in powdered sugar. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling. You can roll in powdered sugar again if you like.