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This very different cookie recipe was sent by Marie (JanPaul). Perfect for a picnic on a sunny day or just sitting on your front porch with an Iced Tea. Very light and refreshing!


Key Lime Cookies


1/2 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1 egg yolk

1-1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1-1/2 tsp grated lime peel

1/2 cup confectioner's (powdered) sugar



1 - In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar, egg and egg yolk until creamy.


2 -Thoroughly mix in flour, baking powder, salt, lime juice and lime peel.


3 - Spray cookie sheet with nonstick vegetable coating.


4 - Form dough into 1/2-inch balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet.


5 - Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack.


6 - While still warm, sift confectioners' sugar over cookies.





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