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12 INGREDIENTS 11 STEPS 40min

Citrus Butter Cookies

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The perfect citrus cookie!
Citrus Butter Cookies Recipe | SideChef
The perfect citrus cookie!
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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 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.
https://www.thefitmediterranean.com/
40min
Total Time
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Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1
Egg , separated
1 3/4 cups
1 pinch
1 1/2 Tbsp
Oranges , zested
1 1/2 Tbsp
Lemons , zested
1/2 Tbsp
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
281
FAT
10.4 g
PROTEIN
2.3 g
CARBS
44.3 g

Cooking Instructions

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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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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
281
% Daily Value*
Fat
10.4 g
13%
Saturated Fat
6.4 g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
42.1 mg
14%
Carbohydrates
44.3 g
16%
Fiber
0.5 g
2%
Sugars
30.7 g
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Protein
2.3 g
5%
Sodium
7.6 mg
0%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
0%
Calcium
7.3 mg
1%
Iron
0.9 mg
5%
Potassium
30.6 mg
1%
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