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Fruit Slice Cookies

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Food colors 6 Drop (yellow, green and red)
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lime peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Colored sugars 3 Tablespoon (yellow, green and orange)

Mix thoroughly butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Blend in flour and salt.
Divide dough into 4 equal parts.
To one part, work in few drops yellow food color and the lemon peel.
To another part, work in few drops green food color and the lime peel.
To another part, work in few drops each red and yellow food color and the orange peel.
Leave remaining part plain.
Cover; chill 1 hour.
Shape each colored dough into roll, 2 inches in diameter and 4 inches long.
Divide plain dough into 3 equal parts.
Roll each part into rectangle, 6x4 inches.
Wrap 1 rectangle around each roll of colored dough; press together firmly.
Roll in matching colored sugar.
Wrap; chill at least 4 hours.
Heat oven to 400°.
Cut rolls into 1/8-inch slices.
Place on ungreased baking sheet; cut each slice in half.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until set.
Immediately remove from baking sheet.

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Nutrition Facts

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Calories 411 Calories from Fat 172

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.7 mg30.2%

Sodium 211.2 mg8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5%

Sugars 24.8 g

Protein 5 g10.7%

Vitamin A 12.3% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 2% Iron 10.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fruit Slice Cookies Recipe