Sugar cookies with a definite citrus flavor. For lime cookies substitute lime juice, lime zest, and green food coloring. For orange cookies, substitute orange juice, orange zest and orange food coloring.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 6 drops yellow food coloring
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Add salt, zest, juice, and food coloring. Mix until well blended.
Add flour a half cup at a time, mixing well. Dough should ball up when finished. Shape into a cylinder about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Chill for 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Slice into 24 cookies and bake on cookie sheet 6 to 8 minutes.