Gluten-Free Citrus Sugar Cookies
Gluten-Free Citrus Sugar Cookies
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    These pretty (gluten-free!) butter cookies come in three flavors: lime, lemon, and grapefruit. Or just pick one variety and triple the amount of zest and juice. You'll find psyllium-husk powder, flax seed, chia seed, and rice-based gluten-free flour at most natural foods stores.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 teaspoon psyllium-husk powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon whole flax seeds
    • 1 teaspoon chia seed
    • 2 1/2 cups rice-based gluten-free all-purpose flour*
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest
    • 1 cup confectioners sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon grapefruit juice
    • coffee grinder or mortar and pestle, stand or hand mixer

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1222 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 48 g 73.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 28 g 138.48%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 133 mg 44.37%
    • Sodium: 566 mg 23.59%
    • Calcium: 29 mg 2.87%
    • Potassium: 32 mg 0.91%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.91%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 192 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.56%
    • Sugar: 107 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 30.38%
    • Vitamin C 1.16%
    • 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 - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs7
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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