Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies

Citrus Slice and Bake Butter Cookies Recipe
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The flavors of orange and lemon shine in this delicate butter cookie recipe.
45 min
Prep Time
3:10
Total Time
48 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

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

Sugar

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

Directions

  1. Combine all cookie ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  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. 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. Heat oven to 375°F.
  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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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