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The flavor combination of clove and lemon is delightful. A great addition to your holiday cookie plate.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Refrigerate: 1 hour
Cook Time: 15 minutes per batch
Makes 5 dozen or 30 (2 cookie) servings


    • 2 cups flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Ground Cloves
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup (1½ sticks) butter or margarine, softened
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Pure Lemon Extract

    • 1½ cups confectioners' sugar
    • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon water
    • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Pure Lemon Extract


1. Mix flour, cloves and salt in medium bowl; set aside. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg and lemon extract; beat until well blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well mixed.

2. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a log about 1½ inches in diameter and 9 inches long. Wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch thick slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

4. For the Lemon Glaze, mix confectioners' sugar, water and lemon extract in small bowl until well blended. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.

Nutritional Information:

Per One Serving: Calories: 121, Fat 5 g, Protein 1 g, Carbohydrates 18 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium 62 mg, Fiber 0g

Recipe courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc.

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