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Key Lime Cookies!

July 7, 2011

THESE ARE SO GOOD!

Key Lime Cookie Recipe: 

Sorry! I don't have a picture!

Ingredients:

  • 2 sticks or room temperature butter (you can use 16 tbsp of fat-free sour cream, buttery spread, apple sauce, or any type of oil (except olive oil))
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg (or 2 egg whites or 1/4 cup of thoroughly blended silken tofu)
  • 1 egg yolk (or 1/8 cup of thoroughly blended silken tofu)
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
Icing:
  • 4 tablespoons of room temperature, unsalted butter (or unsalted buttery spread or any type of oil (except olive))
  • 4 ounces of room temperature cream cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar, egg and egg yolk until creamy.
  • Sift in flour, baking powder, salt.  Mix in with lime juice and lime peel.
  • Roll cookie dough into one tablespoon sized balls and place on greased oven pan.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Mix all ingredients for icing together.
  • Ice cookies after they cool off.
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5 Comments
  1. Mmm these sound delicious!

  2. Yum! These sound great!

  3. My sister saw this, and is now begging me to make them….sigh I will JUST have to now 😉

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