Lime Crescents

Enjoy these delicious lime flavored cookies that are perfect for a baked dessert idea.

  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon lime juice
2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons grated lime peel

Icing

1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 375°F). In medium bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the lime juice with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in flour, salt and 2 teaspoons lime peel.
  • 2 Shape dough by level measuring tablespoonfuls into crescent shapes, about 2 inches long. On ungreased cookie sheet, place crescents 1 inch apart.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon lime peel with fork. Roll warm cookies in sugar mixture; place on wire rack. Roll in sugar again.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    40mg
    40%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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