Sunday, October 4, 2009

Key Lime Coolers

1 c butter or margarine, softened
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 3/4 c flour
1/4 c cornstarch
1 T grated lime peel
1/2 t vanilla
granulated sugar

Key Lime Glaze:

1/2 c powdered sugar
2 t grated lime peel

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients with spoon until smooth.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cornstarch, lime peel and vanilla until well blended. Shape dough into 1" balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 2" apart. Press bottom of glass into dough to grease, then dip into granulated sugar; press on shaped dough until 1/4" thick. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely about 30 minutes. Brush with key lime glaze.

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