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Lime Cooler Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katie Arends
Added: Saturday, August 9, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups butter or margarine, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons grated lime peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
granulated sugar

lime glaze and decoration:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 TBSP Key Lime or regular lime juice
2 tubes green decorating gel (if desired)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. In large bowl, beat butter and 1 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cornstarch, lime peel and vanilla until well blended. Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of glass into dough to grease, then dip into granulated sugar; press on dough balls until 1/4 inch thick. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. In a small bowl, stir together 1 cup powdered sugar and the lime juice. Stir in additional juice if necessary. Spread glaze over cookies. Squeeze drops of decorating gel on glazed cookies; drag toothpick through gel for marbled design.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen cookies

 

 

 

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