Lime Zingers

72
Servings
40m
Prep Time
8m
Cook Time
48m
Ready In

Recipe: #32762

June 25, 2019



"you can substitute Brazil nuts for hazelnuts"

Original recipe yields 72 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (15.2 g)
  • Calories 65
  • Total Fat - 3.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 7.7 mg
  • Sodium - 37.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 4.3 g
  • Protein - 1.1 g
  • Calcium - 17.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add granulated sugar and beat until combined.

Step 3

Beat in lime peel, ¼ cup lime juice, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Step 4

Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour and the nuts.

Step 5

Divide dough in half.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 7

On a lightly floured surface, roll each half of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness.

Step 8

Using 1- to 2-inch cookie cutters, cut into desired shapes.

Step 9

Place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheets.

Step 10

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Step 11

Transfer to wire racks and let cool.

Step 12

For frosting, in a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, the 1 tablespoon lime juice, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.

Step 13

Tint with green food coloring if desired.

Step 14

Spread onto cookies.

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