Key Lime Shortbread Cookies Recipe from Land O'Lakes


Key Lime Shortbread Cookies Recipe from Land O'Lakes..

INGREDIENTS:
Cookie
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon fresh Key lime juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated Key lime zest
Glaze
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated Key lime zest
2 to 3 tablespoons fresh Key lime juice
Garnish
Freshly grated Key lime zest, if desired

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Combine flour, powdered sugar and cornstarch in bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat butter in large bowl at medium speed until creamy. Add flour mixture and all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until dough forms.
  3. Shape dough into 2 (10-inch) logs on lightly floured surface. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F.
  5. Reshape logs, if necessary. Cut into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  6. Place powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon lime zest in bowl. Gradually stir in enough lime juice for desired glazing consistency. Spoon or brush glaze on top of cookies. Let stand until glaze is hardened.

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