Polenta Cookies
  • Cooking Time: 12
  • 1 3/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup polenta or yellow corn meal
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • juice of zested lemon
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. whisk together corn meal, flour, and salt.
  2. cream sugar, butter, lemon juice and zest. beat until light and fluffy. add egg and egg yolk one at a time. gradually combine dry mixture with wet mixture. add vanilla extract. drop a 2 tsp size amount on parchmet paper and flatten with wet fingers or pip with a 1/2 in star tip in the shape of an "S". bake for 10 to 12 min. i pipe teeny tiny ones just for fun!! Remember: adjust the cooking time to the size of the cookie. if you make them larger, cook longer; smaller cook for a shorter amount of time.