Citrus Triangle Cookies

Citrus Triangle Cookies Recipe

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Carolyn Babione


My daughter and I often bake 15 - 20 different kinds of cookies for the holidays. These Citrus Triangles are different from the average cookie - a pleasant citrus taste, sprinkles for color and easy to make. A family favorite on the cookie tray!

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Makes 5 dozen


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1 c
1 c
butter, softened
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
1 Tbsp
orange zest, grated
1 Tbsp
orange juice
1/4 tsp
lemon extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
multi-color decorator candies - sprinkles


How to Make Citrus Triangle Cookies


  • 1Cream softened butter and sugar.
  • 2Beat in egg, lemon and orange zest, orange juice and lemon extract.
  • 3Mix and add flour, baking powder and sprinkles.
  • 4Divide dough in half and form each half into a 8" long roll. Flatten sides to form a triangle on wax paper - easy! Refrigerate until firm - about 2 hours or overnight.
  • 5Cut rolls into 1/4" slices and place 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 -10 minutes at 375 until edges are lightly browned.

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About Citrus Triangle Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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