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Key Lime Cookies

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1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, plus
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (or Key Lime juice)
1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest (green part only)
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar, egg and egg yolk until creamy.

Thoroughly mix in flour, baking powder, salt, lime juice and lime peel.

Form dough into 1/2-inch balls and place on lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove to wire rack.

While still warm, sift confectioner's sugar over cookies

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Mmmmmmm these must taste like heaven! I love Key lime pie so these must be adorable! Can not wait to try them out!

Just made these...delicious...and a great use for leftover key lime juice! Thanks for the recipe!

Wow, these sure do sound good. I love citrus flavored things. Thank you for posting.

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