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12 INGREDIENTS11 STEPS40MIN

Citrus Butter Cookies

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The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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The perfect citrus cookie!

40MIN

Total Cooking Time

12

Ingredients
The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
12
Serves 12
1
Egg , separated
1 pinch
1 1/2 Tbsp
Oranges , zested
1 1/2 Tbsp
Lemons , zested
1/2 Tbsp
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 Tbsp
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 2
Start off by mixing Unsalted Butter (2/3 cup) and Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup) until creamy.
Step 3
Add in the Egg (1) Yolk and stir until combined.
Step 4
Add the All-Purpose Flour (1 3/4 cups) and Salt (1 pinch) . Mix until it comes together.
Step 5
Zest the Oranges (1 1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 6
Add 1 Tablespoon of the Lemon Zest, Orange Zest, Lemon Juice (1/2 Tbsp) , and Orange Juice (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 7
Scoop out a tablespoon of dough, then roll them into balls between your hands. Place them on parchment paper. Bake for 13 minutes in your preheated oven.
Step 8
Take them out before they start to brown then let them cool down for 2-3 minutes on the baking sheet before moving them on a cooling rack.
Step 9
Zest the Lemons (1 1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 10
Prepare the icing by combining Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) , the remaining Lemon Zest, Lemon Juice (1/2 tsp) , Orange Zest (1/2 tablespoon), Orange Juice (1/2 Tbsp) , Milk (1 Tbsp) , and Egg White together. Whisk until you get a pourable consistency.
Step 11
When cookies are completely cooled down, drizzle the top with the icing and let it stand on your counter until the icing is set. Enjoy!

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