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Lovely Lime Cookies

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“I found this recipe in a newspaper. It makes very soft, lime flavored cookies. You might want to taste the lime juice you're using - I think the strength can vary, because, once when I made it, I couldn't taste the lime at all! The other times it has come through just fine. You can also substitute lemon juice. Note: I just made these cookies again and ended up with wonderfully soft, fluffy sugar cookies (read: no lime flavor at all). I'm hereby considering this recipe under construction, and may edit it to reflect some tinkering (with extracts or concentrates).”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. combine sugar and butter in a large bowl. stir until smooth and creamy.
  2. add eggs, corn syrup, vanilla and lime juice to mixture in bowl. mix well.
  3. combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. mix well.
  4. add flour mixture to creamy mixture. mix well.
  5. roll dough into 1 inch balls. place several inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 5 - 7 minutes. (do not overbake!).
  7. when cool, remove cookies from baking sheet. dust generously with powdered sugar.

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