Servings: 18

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 3

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 8 Minutes

Ready In: 13 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons sliced basil
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cold and cut into pieces
  • Sanding sugar or Glitter Crystals, optional
  • 1 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (or a little less table salt)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar plus some for pressing cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly grease a cookie sheet or use parchment paper Add all the ingredients, except sanding sugar, to the food processor Process for about 2 minutes until large, moist clumps form Scoop cookie dough and roll into balls Lightly dust the bottom of a measuring cup with powdered sugar and flatten each cookie to about 1/4 inch thick Bake for 7-8 minutes until lightly golden brown around the edge Transfer to wire rack and let cool

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