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Citrus Cookies

Citrus Cookies

Therese  Massaad

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.

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Nutrition

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  • 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

Directions

  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.
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Reviews

ISABLUE
12
9/29/2003

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. Does that step really make that much of a difference? Because I can't imagine these cookies tasting any better!

MIKIELLEN
9
8/29/2002

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 looks more realistic like a fruit slice.

JENZEP
6
3/19/2003

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