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citrus scented butter cookies snowflakes

Citrus Scented Butter Cookies

Recipe by: Joan Repato

Citrus scented butter cookies snowflakes


16 oz (454 g) Butter
14 oz (397 g) Granulated Sugar
2 Large Eggs
10 g Dreidoppel Vanilla Bourbon Flavor Paste
0.48 oz (13.7 g) Baking Powder
4 g Citroperl
4 g Oraperl
23.5 oz (668 g) All purpose flour
Bel-Coat or White Confectionery Coating for dipping
Crispearls, Crystal Sugar, and Brilliant Powder for decorations


  1. Cream together butter and granulated sugar. 
  2. Add both eggs and Vanilla Bourbon Flavor Paste to creamed butter and sugar.
  3. Whisk together baking powder, Citroperl, Oraperl, and all purpose flour. Add slowly to butter cream mixture until fully incorporated. 
  4. Divide dough in two and wrap each dough in plastic and allow to rest in refrigerator. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/6 or 1/4 inch thick and cut with cookie cutter. Bake in preheated oven at 375°F for 7-10 minutes until light brown along the edges.
  5. Dip or pipe with melted Bel-Coat or White Confectionery Coating
  6. Decorate with Crispearls, Crystal Sugar, Brilliant Powder, or other decorations of your choosing.
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