Vegan lemon sugar cookies

Today, father and I went to a warehouse today, managed to buy a lot of retail priced cake forms, and cupcake forms and a new grater (I don’t have to improvise anymore! Yes!), a temporizer that looks like an egg, and pizza forms (?), a cool range of forms for cookies.

I got very excited about my new fighting tools and about my future pizza, bet there were no ingredients for the piua except flour and water. Ah…bummer.

l got a huge craving or urge to make lemon cookies. t searched around and made adaptations to lower the fats in the recipe. My doctor said my choresterol was too high perhaps due to abusive cake and soy intake… so please watch out for soy abuse, and tropical oils.

I modified a recipe l saw from Aine Carlin. When l saw the lemon cookie recipes all around
ripe I was perplexed because the onlything the recipe had of lemon was the zest (c’amon!). I got excited midway and started mixing in lemon juice, it just kept turning delicious! Just the flavour l had in mind, the one I was furiously craving for.

My father liked it a lot, praised the cookie, but he is diabetic so, l only gave him one petal of the cookie (l decided to try out the flower shaped cookie form *giggles*

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About 20 small cookies
Ingredients
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 tbsp (extra virgin) olive oil
1 tbsp no cholesterol soy butter (or other vegan butter)
1 tsp sodium bicarbonate
1 tsp Vanilla extract
Zest from 1 medium lemon
juice from 1 medium lemon

Hands on!
1. Pre-heat the oven 175°C (345 F).
2. Cream the olive oil, butter and sugar in a large bowl using a spatula or an electric whisk until fluffy. Stir in the vanilla extract. Then add the lemon juice.
3. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and zest.
4. Add the flour  to the creamed butter and mix until a soft dough is formed.
5. On a clean surface spread the dough and press the cookie form over it; then put then on a baking sheet. Or tear off small amounts of dough, shape into balls spacing them well apart on a baking sheet, as they will spread in the oven.
6. Bake for 15-20 minutes. They will be a bit soft but it will all settle when they cool down a little.

You can wait 5 minutes for it to cool down or swallow one no matter how hot is (like I did).
So yummy, why do l bake in the middle of the night? l will be guilty for the extra roundness Of my face!

Hope you love it!

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