Lemon Sandwich Cookies

The cookies themselves are soft and crumbly, the flavour is lemony but not sour, its sweetness is refined not over the top and the filling is a lemon cream cheese frosting that adds a rich creaminess to the ensemble This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Lemon Sandwich Cookies

Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Lemon juice
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet & Sour
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Lemon Sandwich Cookies

  • 1/2 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon zest grated
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup Castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup + for dusting Icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Cornflour
  • Filling
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/4 cup Icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup Cream cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon zest grated


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚ C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Break the egg into a bowl, add egg yolk and butter and beat together with an electric beater till light and fluffy.
  3. Add castor sugar and beat again. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and icing sugar and beat again.
  4. Add flour and cornflour and fold in till well combined.
  5. Fill the batter into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe out round rossetes on the prepared baking tray.
  6. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove the tray from the oven and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  7. To make the filling take butter in another bowl. Add icing sugar, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest and whisk well. Fill this mixture into another piping bag and snip off its point.
  8. Pipe this over the bottom side of half the cookies and cover them with the remaining cookies.
  9. Place these cookies on a serving platter, dust icing sugar over them through a sieve and serve.