How to make Lemon Star Cookies -

Star shaped cookies with lemon flavour – children will simply love them.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lemons (नींबु), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Lemon Star Cookies

Lemon Star Cookies Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon Star Cookies Recipe

  • Lemons 4

  • Refined flour (maida) 2½ cups

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Butter ¾ cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery ¼ cup


Step 1

Put butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat till it is light and creamy.

Step 2

Add 2 eggs, one by one, and keep on beating.

Step 3

Add vanilla essence, zest of all lemons and juice of half lemon and mix all together nicely.

Step 4

Add refined flour and fold it in to make a dough. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 6

Remove and roll it into 1cm thin sheet and cut star shaped cookies with a cookie cutter.

Step 7

Make a dentin the centre of the cookies with the edge of the rolling pin and sprinkle brown sugar into it.

Step 8

Break remaining egg into a bowl and beat it nicely. Brush it on the edges of the stars.

Step 9

Place them on a baking tray, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool down to room temperature.

Step 10


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