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


  • ½ cup refined flour (maida)
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ⅓ cup castor sugar
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornflour 
  • Icing sugar for dusting 
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚ C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. 
  2. Beat together egg and egg yolk in a bowl till light. Add castor sugar and beat. 
  3. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and icing sugar and beat well. Add flour and cornflour and fold till well combined. 
  4. Fill the mixture in a piping bag fitted with a nozzle and pipe out small portions on the lined tray. 
  5. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  6. To make the filling, put butter in a bowl. Add powdered sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and cream cheese and whisk well. Transfer in a piping bag.
  7. Pipe the filling on one cookie and cover with another cookie to make the sandwiches. Dust with icing sugar and serve.