Christmas Cookies

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Description

There is something irresistably delicious about the light pairing of sweet and sour flavors. This recipe introduces a modest amount of lemon zest, sprinkled throughout the familiar, homemade taste of a sugar cookie. If time is of the essence, you'll be delighted to know that these buttery treats have an impressive baking time of just fifteen to twenty minutes. Try filling them with strawberry jam to add a sweet, summery twist to this already delicious recipe.

Ingredients

110 grams butter
130 grams sugar
2 egg yolks
1 lemon zest
250 grams flour
strawberry jam (optional)

Directions

1Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2Thoroughly mix the softened butter with the sugar until it's creamy.
3Add the egg yolks one at a time, stirring constantly, as well as the lemon zest.
4Add the flour gradually until you get a smooth and soft dough, knead lightly.
5Let rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
6Roll out the dough on a floured surface, and cut out cookies.
7Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.
8When cool, decorate with powdered sugar.
9Fill with strawberry jam (optional).
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NutritionView more

580Calories
Sodium7%DV160mg
Fat38%DV25g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs27%DV80g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories580Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat25g38%
Saturated Fat15g75%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol165mg55%
Sodium160mg7%
Potassium85mg2%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate80g27%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars33g66%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.