Citrus Cookies

Citrus Cookies Recipe

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Michael Stalnaker

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@gusto

These cookies are so smple to make since you use a cake mix as one of the ingrdients. They can be Lemon, Orange, or Lime. I especially like the Lime ones.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Makes about 48 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 box
(18.25 ounce) package vanilla cake mix
1/2 c
butter, softened
2 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
grated lime zest
1 1/4 c
white chocolate chips
1
recipe citrus icing
3 c
sifted confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
grated fresh lemon, lime, or orange zest
5 to 6 Tbsp
fresh lemon, lime or orange juice

How to Make Citrus Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2Place the cake mix in a large mixing bowl with the softened butter, eggs, and lime zest. Blend with an electrc mixer set on medium-high speed for 1-2 minutes, until smooth. Stir in the white chocolate chips with a wooden spoon until well mixed.
  • 3Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • 4Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until set at edges and just barely set at center when lightly touched. Cool for 1 minute on cooke sheets. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Prepare lime icing. Drizzle icing over cooled cookies.
  • 5To prepare the icing place the confectioners' sugar in medium bowl. Mix in zest and enough juice as needed to make icng just thin enough to drip off fork.
  • 6If you want lemon or orange cookies be sure and substite the flavor of choice in place of the lime zest and juice. I also sprinkled my cookie with finely chopped nuts after the icing was on the cookies but before it sets up.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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