Lemon and Yogourt Coated Cherry Cookies

Délicieux biscuits citron et cerises séchéees dans le yogourt Croque Cerise


  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup cherries coated in yogourt
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract or 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest


  1. Place the rack in the centre of the oven and preheat to 175 °C (350F °F).
  2. Grease 2 cookie sheets.
  3. Cream the butter with the sugar and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Add the egg, the essences and the lemon zest. Mix until well blended.
  4. In another bowl, sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and blend into butter mixture.
  5. Cut the cherries coated in yogourt into 2 or 4 pieces and add to the mixture using a spatula.
  6. Shape into balls of about 1 1/2 inches and place them on the cookie sheets, leaving a space between each.
  7. Bake for about 9 minutes or until the edge begins to brown.
  8. Let the cookies cool and enjoy.


For this recipe you will need:

cerises séchées yogourt fait au Québec