Citrus Slice and Bake Butter Cookies Recipe

Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies

The flavors of orange and lemon shine in this delicate butter cookie recipe.

45 min.prep time 3:10total time
84 cookies
1 Rating

Ingredients

Cookie

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
2 teaspoons lemon extract

Sugar

1/4 cup sugar
4 drops yellow food color
2 drops red food color

Directions

Combine all cookie ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Divide dough in half. Shape each half into 6x1 1/2-inch log. Wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.

Combine sugar and yellow food color in bowl. Stir until well mixed. Remove 2 tablespoons sugar; add red food color to remaining sugar. Stir until well mixed.

Heat oven to 375°F.

Cut logs in half lengthwise with sharp knife. Roll 2 halves in yellow sugar and 2 halves in orange sugar. Cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 35

Fat: 1.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 40mg

Carbohydrates: 5g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #10259B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

super easy to make, the aroma in the house is out of this world as they are baking, makes alot of yummy cookies. I made them smalled than what the recipe said to and baked at 7 minutes. Definitely making these often.

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