You'll use just a tad less than two sticks of butter to make these delicate little gems.

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Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
2 hrs
Yield:
Makes about 3 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in zest and juice. Whisk together flour and next 2 ingredients. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended. Cover and chill 1 hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Drop dough by level spoonfuls 2 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets, using a 1-inch cookie scoop.

  • Bake at 350° for 13 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes.

  • Toss together warm cookies and remaining 1 cup powdered sugar in a small bowl.