Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies
45 min
03 hrs 10 min



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.


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


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  April 13, 2009

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.

— says Lucille
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