Holiday Lime Cooler Cookies/Lime Glaze
Posted by: B2 Sat, 11 Dec 2004, at 9:47 p.m.
Prep: 15 minutes | Bake: 11 minutes/batch
Cool: 30 minutes
Makes about 6 dozen cookies
2 cups (4 sticks) 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
Lime Glaze (recipe below)
2 tubes (0.68 ounce each) Betty Crocker green decorating gel, if desired
Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar on medium
speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cornstarch, lime peel and vanilla until
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.
Spread Lime Glaze over cookies. Squeeze drops of decorating gel on glazed
cookies; drag toothpick through gel for marbled design.
Lime Glaze: Stir together 1 cup powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons Key lime or
regular lime juice. Stir in additional juice if necessary.