This is one seriously great cookie with little flecks of citrus zest and a good splash of the juice make it irresistible. Pack up as gifts in little divided boxes for a neat presentation. If you want your cookies to sparkle, roll dough balls in sanding sugar before freezing instead confectioners’ sugar. Watch and learn how to make this super easy citrus thumbprint cookies.
Citrus Thumbprint Cookies
Yield: About 2 dozen cookies
2-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, divided, plus more, sifted, for rolling
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
1 Tablespoon grated lemon zest plus 1 Tablespoon juice
1 Tablespoon grated lime zest plus 1 Tablespoon juice
1/3 cup fruit jam or citrus curd, whisked to remove lumps, for filling
*** For directions please watch the video.
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