Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

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Delicious lemon poppy seed cookies with a surprise inside. They are stuffed with lemon curd in the middle. 


½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 

¾ C sugar 

1 large egg

1 tsp pure lemon extract 

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 tbsp lemon zest

1 tsp lemon juice  

2 C flour 

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda 

¼ tsp kosher salt 

1 tbsp poppy seeds 

2 C lemon curd 

1 food injector 

Lemon Glaze: 

¼ C powdered sugar 

1 tbsp lemon juice 

1 tbsp lemon zest

3 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter

½ tsp poppy seeds 

Glaze brush 


Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat 

Using a standing mixer, beat the butter, sugar until combined and fluffy 

Beat in the egg, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, lemon extract until combined 

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Using a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and poppy seeds

Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until a dough is formed 

Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop dough into your hand and roll it into a ball 

Place onto the cookie sheet and gently press the dough down into a thick disk 

Repeat step until you have 12 cookies on each tray

Bake in the oven for 14-16 minutes or until the edges are slightly firm but still soft in the middle 

Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes 

Scoop the lemon curd into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute and mix until liquid like 

Fill the injector with the lemon curd

Inject the cookies with the lemon curd 

Using a small pot, melt the butter 

Whisk in the lemon juice, lemon zest, and powdered sugar until combined and smooth 

Mix in the poppy seeds

Dip the brush into the glaze and brush the cookies on top 

Allow the first glaze to harden for 2 minutes before brushing another layer of glaze on top 

Once the cookies are completely dried, enjoy! 


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