Butter Cookies With Citrus Oil
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
2 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons Boyajian Lemon* Oil
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Combine sifted flour and salt, set aside. In large bowl combine butter and sifted confectioners’ sugar. Beat with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks one at a time, add vanilla and Boyajian Lemon Oil and mix thoroughly. Add flour mixture and beat until well blended. Divide dough into 3 equal parts. Shape each part into a roll on waxed paper. Wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 - 12 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheet, then transfer cookies to cooling rack.
Yield: 5 dozen
*Boyajian Lime, Orange, or Tangerine Oil can be substituted for Lemon Oil