Citrus Poppy Thins

Citrus Poppy Thins

These grown-up cookies have an added crispness from the poppy seeds and citrus taste.

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Bake Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 60 cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer, beat lemon zest and sugar on medium speed to infuse sugar with lemon flavor. Add softened butter. Cream with sugar and lemon zest until light and fluffy, another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Mix in lemon juice. Add flour and mix until just combined and no flour pockets remain.
  4. Chill until firm. About 45 minutes.
  5. Scoop cookies weighing a ¼ ounce each, onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Place 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with poppy seeds. Bake 10-12 minutes, rotating after 5, until edges are just set.

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