Citrus Scented Butter Cookies

December 15, 2020

Citrus scented butter cookies snowflake shape


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
8 g Lemon Zest
8 g Orange Zest
23.5 oz (668 g) All purpose flour
Bel-Coat or White Confectionery Coating for dipping
Crispearls, Crystal Sugar, and Brilliant Powder for decorations



  • Cream together butter and granulated sugar. 
  • Add both eggs and Vanilla Bourbon Flavor Paste to creamed butter and sugar.
  • Whisk together baking powder, lemon zest, orange zest, and all purpose flour. Add slowly to butter cream mixture until fully incorporated. 
  • 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.
  • Dip or pipe with melted Bel-Coat or White Confectionery Coating. 
  • Decorate with Crispearls, Crystal Sugar, Brilliant Powder, or other decorations of your choosing.