Ingredients

How to make it

  • Beat butter on medium-high for 30 seconds.
  • Add the sugar, lime zest, lime juice, vanilla and half the flour, beating until thoroughly combined.
  • Beat in remaining flour.
  • Roll into one-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 to 22 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Remove from baking sheet immediately and cool on wire racks.
  • For topping, stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved.
  • When cookies are cool, brush mixture on tops of cookies.
  • Let set for 10 minutes, then sift powdered sugar over tops.
  • Makes 3 dozen.

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    " It was excellent "
    vindee ate it and said...
    These sound delicious Lor. Made shortbread lime cookies yesterday. Never have thought of brushing an sugar thingy over and then dusting sugar over it...sounds like the perfect look!!
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  • tcvillegas 6 years ago
    Wonderful recipe. Thanks for sharing.
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  • chriesi 6 years ago
    That is great.
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  • jo_jo_ba 6 years ago
    These sound so awesome... may be adding this to the Xmas list soon!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Sounds like the Key Lime Coolers one of the cookie company here makes, great post, bookmarking this one to try real soon. Thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Wonderful cookies, these are awesome. You had me with the citrus flavor. Yummy.
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  • ambus 6 years ago
    My mouth is watering just reading this....Will try soon...Thanks Lor.
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    Easy great recipe.Thanks for sharing.
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