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Buttery Ginger Cookies with Lemon Zest



prep time:

20 mins

cook time:

30 mins

Total time:

50 mins




  • Vermont Creamery Unsalted Cultured Butter, at room temperature

    9 tablespoons

  • 1 cup sugar

  • zest from 1 organic lemon

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup potato flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Mix butter and sugar in bowl until creamy. Add flour, potato flour, ginger, baking powder and lemon zest; mix well until smooth dough is formed. Divide dough into 3 pieces. Roll each piece into tube shape; divide each tube into 10 pieces.
  3. Roll each piece into a ball, and place on a parchment-covered baking sheet.
  4. Roll each piece into ball; place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Use fork to press gently down on each ball. Bake 9-10 minutes or until cookies are golden brown on edges. Cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container.