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Lemon Cornmeal Cookies (Crumiri)

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“Tish Boyle; a traditional cookie from the Piedmont region of Italia.”
40 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Position oven rack in the center of oven; preheat oven to 350°; grease two baking sheets.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the flour, cornmeal, and salt together; set aside.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachment, beat the butter, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla on med-high speed until light, about 2 minutes.
  4. Beat in the egg, then the egg yolk, beating well after each addition; scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
  5. On low speed, add flour and mix just until blended.
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
  7. Moisten the palm to prevent sticking, and flatten each ball into a 1 ½ inch disk.
  8. Sprinkle cookies with coarse sugar; bake one sheet at a time, for 12-14 minutes, until lightly golden around the edges.
  9. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.

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