Spring Lime Tea Cookies

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These are light, buttery tea cookies bursting with citrus flavor. Perfect for a spring day.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons lime juice

  • cup milk

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 teaspoons lime zest

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • ¼ cup white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine the 2 teaspoons of lime juice with the milk, let stand for 5 minutes.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 3/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the lime zest and milk mixture. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda, blend into the creamed mixture. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the ungreased cookie sheets.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are light brown. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  4. To make the glaze, stir together the remaining lime juice and sugar. Brush onto cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
4g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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