Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe

If you are a fan of Maggiano’s Cookies then this Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe is for you. In this post, I have shared Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe with Some valuable tips that you will like a lot I hope.

Maggiano's Lemon Cookies Recipe
Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe

What Is Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe?

An American brand of casual dining restaurants with a speciality in Italian-American food is called Maggiano’s Little Italy. It opened in Chicago’s River North neighbourhood in 1991 under the ownership of Rich Melman’s Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) and was given the name Marvin Magid in honour of Melman’s late business acquaintance.

Maggiano’s serve many dessert items for their customer. One of their most popular desserts is Lemon Cookies. We have recreated Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies for you and will share this foolproof copycat recipe with you.

Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies’ ingredients are as follows:

Maggiano's Lemon Cookies Recipe Ingredients
Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe Ingredients

For Cookie Dough: Unsalted Butter, Organic sugar, Egg Yolks, Vanilla Extract, Kosher salt, and Whole Wheat Pastry Flour.

For Lemon Glaze: Confectioners’ Sugar, Fresh Lemon Juice, and Grated Lemon Zest.

The Equipment & Tools You Will Need For Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies:

Oven, Stand Mixture, Mixing Bowl, Measuring Cup, Measuring Spoon, Baking Sheet, and Tray.

So without wasting time let’s start the Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe!

Maggiano's Lemon Cookies Recipe

Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe

Josephen & Animash
Maggiano's Lemon Cookies are a delicious combination of sweetness and a bit of sourness.Follow this Maggiano's Lemon Cookies Recipe ingredients and directions and make perfect Lemon Cookies like Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 363 kcal

Equipment & Tools

  • Oven
  • Stand Mixture
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Baking Sheet & Tray


For Cookies Dough

For Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup Confectioners’ Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Grated Lemon Zest


For Cookies

  • Preheat your oven at 350 Degree Fahrenhiet.
  • In a stand mixer, beat butter and Organic sugar together until it gets light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla extract, kosher salt, and egg yolks to the mixture and beat again.
  • Add the Wheat Pastry Flour gradually, beating as you go to ensure thorough mixing.
  • Now wrap the dough with a plastic wrapper.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes or until the dough is formed.
  • Take a tablespoon of the chilled dough, shape it into cookie.
  • Take a cookie sheet and set it on a tray, then place all the cookies on it.
  • It needs to be bake for at least 20 minutes more to turn a light golden color.
  • When it's finished, bring it out and let them cool.

For Lemon Glaze

  • To make the glaze, in a mixing bowl, whisk Confectioners’ Sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest until forms a glaze.
  • While the glaze is ready, dip cookies inside, and let them dry.
  • Enjoy your Homemade Maggianos’ Lemon Cookies!


Serving: 2piecesCalories: 363kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 49.9g (17%)Protein: 3.5g (7%)Fat: 16.8g (26%)Saturated Fat: 10.1g (63%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 87mg (29%)Sodium: 177mg (8%)Potassium: 14mgFiber: 2.7g (11%)Sugar: 16.8g (19%)Vitamin A: 0IUCalcium: 10mg (1%)Iron: 1mg (6%)
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Valuable Tips

What To Serve With Maggianos’ Lemon Cookies?

Maggianos Lemon Cookies are great with any type of tea. These cookies are light and perfect for late-night snacks. Due to their deliciousness and lightness, these lemon cookies are ideal for serving at gatherings and events. For a refreshing summer treat, serve the lemon cookies with vanilla cream.

Can I Replace Some Ingredients?

Vegan butter can be substituted for unsalted butter. Also, you could also use lemon extract instead of Vanilla extract.

How to Store Maggianos’ Lemon Cookies?

Maggianos Lemon Cookies stored in an airtight container like a pantry’s back shelf will keep them freshest. They could last a few days or even a few weeks. Cookies can be frozen for up to 6 months.

How To Reheat Maggianos’ Lemon Cookies?

Maggianos Lemon Cookies can be reheated in an oven. Bake the cookies in the oven for three minutes at 300 degrees. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, bake them for around four to five minutes.

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For fans of sugar cookies, the Maggiano’s Lemon Cookies Recipe is perfect. It’s hard to forget after you have tried it. Maggianos Lemon Cookies Recipe takes only 30 minutes and you can also make these cookies at your home using only nine ingredients. If you love sugar cookies, you should try them all at once. You will never be able to resist another one.

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