1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups Gold Medal flour (*Do not use self-rising flour.)
1 tsp. salt
Yellow, green, and red food color
1 1/2 tsp. each grated lemon, lime, and orange peel
Yellow, green, and orange colored sugar

Mix thoroughly butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla. Blend in flour and salt. Divide dough into 4 parts.

To 1 part, add few drops yellow food color and the lemon peel. To 1 part add few drops green food color and the lime peel. To 1 part add few drops each red and yellow food color and the orange peel. Leave remaining part of dough plain. Work in color and peel with hands. Cover dough; chill 1 hour.

Shape each colored dough into roll, 2" in diameter and 4" long. Divide plain dough into 3 parts; roll each part into rectangle, 6x4". Wrap 1 rectangle around each roll colored dough; press firmly together. Roll in matching colored sugar. Wrap; chill 6 hours.

Heat oven to 400F. Cut each roll into 1/8" slices. Place on ungreased baking sheet; cut each slice in half. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Immediately remove from baking sheet.

About 10 dozen cookies.