Key Lime Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by BETHANY T.
READY IN: 2hrs 26mins
YIELD: 80 cookies




  • Combine flour, sugar, and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • Beat butter at medium speed until creamy.
  • Beat in flour mixture, zest and juice at low speed until dough forms. Dough will be crumbly.
  • divide dough in half and roll into 2 10-inch logs. Wrap in plastic food wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Slice cookies into 1/4" slices and place 1" apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes or until edges start to brown.
  • Remove from pan and let cookies cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, make glaze. Put sugar and zest into a medium bowl. Stir in enough lime juice to get glaze to spreading consistancy.
  • Spoon or brush glaze onto the tops of cooled cookies.
  • Allow glaze to harden, about 15 minutes.