Citrus Cookies

Citrus Cookies

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"Sugar cookies with a definite citrus flavor. For lime cookies substitute lime juice, lime zest, and green food coloring. For orange cookies, substitute orange juice, orange zest and orange food coloring."

Ingredients

servings 84 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 84 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 40 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Add salt, zest, juice, and food coloring. Mix until well blended.
  2. Add flour a half cup at a time, mixing well. Dough should ball up when finished. Shape into a cylinder about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Chill for 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  4. Slice into 24 cookies and bake on cookie sheet 6 to 8 minutes.

Reviews

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These are easy to make and SO tasty... I had never baked cookies on my own before and I was so eager to nibble on something sweet that I didn't take the time to put the dough in the refrigerator...

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I tried a recipe with just a slight variation before I found this exact one and this one is much tastier due to the use of the juices, not just the zest. Also if you cut the slice in 1/2 it loo...

These are easy to make and SO tasty... I had never baked cookies on my own before and I was so eager to nibble on something sweet that I didn't take the time to put the dough in the refrigerator...

I tried a recipe with just a slight variation before I found this exact one and this one is much tastier due to the use of the juices, not just the zest. Also if you cut the slice in 1/2 it loo...

only ok...I definitely have had better. Probably will not make again.

Very Good Recipe

I chose to make the lime version of these. The dough came together well and felt similar to a shortbread dough. I refrigerated for 4 hours as stated in the recipe. It was when I started slicing ...

This wasn't bad. I left them in a few minutes longer. I also added a bit too much flour, just a bit, so I squeezed half a lemons juice into the batter. But, I like lemon a lot and I like it s...

I'm rating this 4 stars only because I tweaked the recipe. Instead of adding the lemon zest to my batter, I whizzed it with the flour in my food processor, let it sit for 15 minutes, then sifted...

Awesome! I always melt the butter, then add the sugar and mix before adding the other ingredients. This makes the cookies super chewy. I found that this recipie had a nice, strong lemon flavor t...

It was so bad... I followed all of the instructions, and it did not taste at all like any kind of citrus. I will not be making this again.