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Citrus Egg Yolk Cookies

agosto 3, 2022

You can make delicious cookies out of Egg Yolks, if you have made meringues and you have egg yolks leftovers you can make these cookies!

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Servings: 60


  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract
  • ½ teaspoon orange extract
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2.
Beat sugar and butter together in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat egg yolks, vanilla extract, lemon extract, and orange extract together in another bowl. Add egg yolk mixture to butter mixture; beat well.

Step 3.
Sift flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar together in a bowl. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until the dough is well-blended. Roll dough into walnut-size balls and place on prepared baking sheets. Press dough balls to slightly flatten.

Step 4.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden around the edges and set, 8 to 10 minutes.