Citrus Cookie Dough

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

For tinted cookies, add drops of gel-paste food coloring once the flour is incorporated.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder (omit if making thumbprints, ball cookies, or spritz cookies)

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated citrus zest

  • 1 tablespoon fresh citrus juice



If you'd like to try a variation, see what ingredients to add:

Basic Vanilla Dough
Spice Cookie Dough
Chocolate Cookie Dough

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