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."
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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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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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.

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Most helpful positive review

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...

Most helpful critical review

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...

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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...

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.

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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...

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...

It's citrus season here in sunny Arizona and this is just the recipe I was looking for. I made it with lemons and at first thought there was too much flour but I worked it in. Froze the dough ...

These are good, fresh cookies. I was in a hurry and used tangerines, and didn't chill. They still turned out great!

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