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nestle toll house LEMON Sugar COOKIES

Shortcut Lemon Sugar Cookies

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking



  • 1 package of Nestle Toll House Sugar Cookie dough
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk
  • zest of two lemons
  • juice of 3 lemons
  • sliced almonds, optional


Preheat oven to 350F

  1. Roll sugar cookie dough into balls and roll in powdered sugar.
  2. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake according to package directions, about 12 minutes. Note: Cookies will spread as they back leave at least 2″ in between cookies.
  3. While the cookies are baking make the lemon glaze/curd. In a small pot or saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Then add in the sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Whisk to combine and remove from heat.
  4. Remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool before glazing. While the glaze is still warm place on the almonds if using.