• prep: 1 hr 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    Citrus juice and zest go into the dough and glaze in these festive cookies. You can use lemon, lime, or orange with equally delicious results.

    Ingredients

    • 3 lemons, well scrubbed
    • 3 oranges, well scrubbed
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
    • 3 tablespoons to 1/4 cup lemon, lime, or orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon lemon, lime, or orange zest
    • 3 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 tablespoons lemon, lime, or orange zest, or a combination, plus 4 teaspoons fresh juice
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • Yellow or orange food coloring (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1975 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 63 g 96.36%
    • Saturated Fat: 38 g 190.92%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 162 mg 53.97%
    • Sodium: 838 mg 34.9%
    • Calcium: 133 mg 13.3%
    • Potassium: 449 mg 12.83%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 39.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 344 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.39%
    • Sugar: 226 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 43.97%
    • Vitamin C 133.07%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs14
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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