1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup white sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsps. lemon zest
6 drops yellow food coloring
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


1. Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Add salt, juice, zest and food coloring. Mix until well blended.

2. Add flour a half a cup at a time, mixing well. Dough should ball up when finished. Shape into a cylinder about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Chill for 4 hours.

3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

4. Slice into 24 cookies and bake on cookie sheet 6 to 8 minutes.

Notes: These sugar cookies can be substituted with an orange flavor, with orange zest, orange juice and orange food coloring. Also lime juice, lime zest and green food coloring. All citrus flavors for all different tastes!