Cornflake Key Lime Cookies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by deniseiv

Cookie recipe from Nellie & Joes Famous Key West Lime Juice. These cookies are rolled in cornflakes before baking, which makes them crunchy on the outside yet cakey/chewy on the inside. --yum!

Top Review by Lunarcleo

I bought a bag of key limes last week without being quite sure what I was going to do with them. We were going to a friend's house for dinner, so I decided to make these and bring them along. I used juice only, no rind. Since I didn't have a real juicer on hand, some of the pulp got in too, which was just fine. I used a total of around 2 Tbs of lime juice. I was impressed with how easy and fast this was to make, even without any "fancy" kitchen tools. We are staying with a bachelor friend while waiting to move into our new house, and let's just say I felt very lucky to scrounge up a mixing bowl, whisk, and wooden spoon from his kitchen. The cookies are delicious! My husband kept sneaking some from the container before we left. I will definitely save this recipe and use again! Thanks! Note - the cookies spread out quite a bit in the oven, so give them some room on the cookiesheet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth. Add egg, lime juice and zest. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Place the cornflakes in a bowl and drop cookie dough by teaspoonfuls into corn flakes and toss to coat.
  4. Bake on un-greased cookie sheet for 15 minutes.
  5. *Note: I omit the lime zest and use a little extra lime juice. Also, I live at high altitude, and so I use about 1/4 cup extra flour.

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