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    Key Lime Spritz Cookies

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    48 mins

    40 mins

    8 mins

    Vino Girl's Note:

    From Midwest Living December 2007

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. 2
      Beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
    3. 3
      Add sugar, salt and baking powder. Beat until combined.
    4. 4
      Beat in lime juice and egg.
    5. 5
      Beat in flour (if the dough gets too stiff, continue combining with a wooden spoon).
    6. 6
      Stir in lime peel.
    7. 7
      Place unchilled dough in cookie press and form shapes one inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
    8. 8
      Top with coarse sugar, if desired.
    9. 9
      Bake for 6-8 minutes until edges are firm but not brown.
    10. 10
      Transfer to wire racks to cool.
    11. 11
      If desired, drizzle with Lime Icing and let stand 20 minutes or until set, or dip cookies in icing and top with green sugar.
    12. 12
      LIME ICING: Stir together 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice and 2-3 teaspoons of milk to make a drizzling consistency. Tint with green food coloring if you like. Makes about 1/3 cup.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 15, 2009

      55

      These cookies are delicious and buttery with a hint of lime. Not too sweet at all. Perfect with a cup of tea or a bowl of vanilla ice cream. My only complaint is that they're not "lime-y" enough for what i was looking for. I was hoping for something more tangy. Otherwise, amazing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Key Lime Spritz Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (32 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 84

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 40.7
     
    Calories from Fat 20
    50%
    Total Fat 2.2 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 8.3 mg
    2%
    Sodium 9.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.6 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 1.8 g
    7%
    Protein 0.4 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lime peel

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