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    Lime Sandwich Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 35 mins

    45 mins

    50 mins

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    Ingredients:

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    Lime-Pistachio Filling

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a big bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
    2. 2
      Add in sugar and baking powder; beat until combined.
    3. 3
      Beat in egg and lime juice until combined.
    4. 4
      Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer; stir in any remaining flour and the lime peel with a wooden spoon.
    5. 5
      Knead in enough green food coloring for desired color.
    6. 6
      Shape dough into two 8-inch long rolls; wrap in clear plastic wrap or waxed paper.
    7. 7
      Chill 4-24 hours or until firm enough to slice.
    8. 8
      Cut rolls into1/8-inch slices; place slices 1-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    9. 9
      Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 7-8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
    10. 10
      Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.
    11. 11
      Spread bottoms of half the cookies with about 1 tablespoon of Lime-Pistachio filling; top with remaining cookies, flat sides down.
    12. 12
      To make Lime-Pistachio Filling: in a medium-size bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
    13. 13
      Gradually beat in 1 1/3 cup sifted powdered sugar; beat in lime juice until smooth.
    14. 14
      Gradually beat in enough sifted powdered sugar (1 1/3 to 2 cups) to make of spreading consistency; stir in pistachio nuts.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lime Sandwich Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1426 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 151.2
     
    Calories from Fat 57
    38%
    Total Fat 6.4 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 20.5 mg
    6%
    Sodium 47.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.5 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 14.9 g
    59%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lime peel

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