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Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies

Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies

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

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45 min
Prep Time
03 hrs 10 min
Total Time



2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons lemon extract

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest


1/4 cup sugar

4 drops yellow food color

2 drops red food color

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  5. STEP 5

    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. Cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

35 Calories
1.5 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
40 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
0 Protein (g)
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