Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This needs to chill for 1 hour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment.
  3. Cream butter and 1/3 cup sugar until fluffy.
  4. Add the lime juice, zest and vanilla and beat until fluffy.
  5. In another bowl, combine together flour, cornstarch and salt.
  6. Add to butter mixture and beat until combined.
  7. Roll into a log and chill for 1 hour.
  8. Slice logs into 1/8-inch rounds.
  9. Place rounds on sheets and bake until golden, 11-15 minutes.
  10. While still warm, place cookies in bag with the rest of the powdered sugar and toss gently to coat.
  11. They are tender and may break apart.
Most Helpful

these are wonderful! i did one big log so i had big cookies, so easy and so yummy!

MarraMamba August 27, 2009

Good cookie! I didn't have quite the amount of lime zest but they were still tasty. I almost goofed and left out 1/2 stick of butter, but remembered at the last minute. They were a nice tart cookie. I just sifted powdered sugar on top after baking.

StacyMD187373 July 16, 2009

WONDERFUL cookie. My friend and I are going to be making these tomorrow night for a Christmas cookie exchange - but these always are the first to go!! Thank you for posting this recipe.

Chef C C December 11, 2008