Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe

two Lemon Poppy seed Cookies on a white plate

Soft and simple cookies with a pop of bright lemon flavor. Each cookie is made with Truvia Brown Sugar Blend and has 16% fewer calories* and 69% less sugar* than the regular sugar sweetened version. Makes 4 dozen cookies.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving size: 1 cookie

Calories: 100 Calories



Lemon Topping


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350º F. Lightly grease baking sheets or line with parchment.

  • 2.

    In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and poppy seeds.

  • 3.

    In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, Truvia Brown Sugar Blend and Truvia Cane Sugar Blend until smooth.

  • 4.

    Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  • 5.

    Stir in yogurt and lemon extract.

  • 6.

    Gradually beat in flour mixture.

  • 7.

    Drop by rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased or parchment lined baking sheets.

  • 8.

    Press flat with palm of hand.

  • 9.

    Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.

  • 10.

    Let cool on wire rack.

Lemon Topping
  • 11.

    In a small sauce pan on medium heat, combine Truvia Cane Sugar Blend, lemon juice and cornstarch.

  • 12.

    Bring to a boil (about 5 minutes).

  • 13.

    Cool for 20 minutes

  • 14.

    Add lemon extract to cooled syrup

  • 15.

    Transfer topping into a plastic bag, snip corner and drizzle or pipe onto cooled cookies.

*Each cookie has 100 calories and 4 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which has 120 calories and 13 grams of sugar per serving.

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after use of raw egg.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 35mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 4g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV