Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the filling ingredients except the food coloring in a two quart saucepan.
  2. Whisk to combine.
  3. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until mixture begins to thicken, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Do Not Boil.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in food coloring if desired.
  7. Set aside to cool.
  8. Heat Oven to 325.
  9. Combine butter, 1/4 cup sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla in a large mixer bowl.
  10. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often,until well mixed, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  11. Reduce speed to low.
  12. Add flour and salt.
  13. Beat until well mixed, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  14. Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  15. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  16. Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb or back of teaspoon.
  17. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of filling into each cookie indention.
  18. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until set but not brown.
  19. Let stand for one minute.
  20. Remove from cookie sheets.
  21. Cool completely.
  22. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.


Most Helpful

Great tasting cookie, although, next time I might add more sugar to the cookie. This made about 18 cookies for me. I'll keep this recipe in mind next time I have alot of limes! Thanks!

drinkmore August 06, 2007

very easy to make, very good. light fluffy cookies. next time i will make more filling though!

kristenl November 14, 2006

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