Beat butter until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating well. Add flour, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in extract and, if desired, rind.
Form dough into desired shapes using a cookie press, and place onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at 325° for 12 to 15 minutes per batch. Cool on wire racks.
Find recipes with ingredients that you have on hand.