“This is a bit of a tropical take on the Mexican wedding cookie. They are very pretty and quite festive because you roll the cookies in colored sugar. They look very nice on your holiday trays.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
24 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter with a mixer for 30 seconds. Add the powdered sugar beating until is it combined. Mix in the flour until fully incorporated. Stir in the nuts and lime zest.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in green colored sugar and place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, until the bottoms are lightly browned. Cool the cookies for 5 minutes on the cookie sheets. Remove warm cookies and roll in additional powdered sugar to coat. Place cookies on wire racks to cool completely.
  5. Cookies can be frozen for up to three months in an airtight container.

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