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Holiday Lime Cooler Cookies (Cookie Exchange Quantity)

  • Prep 1 hr 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 72

Ring in the holidays with the refreshing and cool taste of citrus cookies. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookies

2
cups butter or margarine, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
3 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ 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
tablespoons Key lime or regular lime juice
2
tubes (0.68 oz each) Betty Crocker™ green decorating gel, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. 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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In 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.

Expert Tips

  • When grating peel from a lime, grate just the green part; the white part will be bitter.
  • You can make an easy flavor twist by using lemon peel for the lime peel, lemon juice for the lime juice and yellow decorating gel for the green.
  • Powdered sugar and cornstarch create the melt-in-your-mouth quality of these cookies.
  • If you like using a cookie press, make lime ribbon cookies. Prepare dough as directed, but do not shape it into balls. Place dough in a cookie press with a ribbon tip, and form long ribbons of dough on ungreased cookie sheet; cut ribbons into 3-inch lengths. Continue as directed for baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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