KEY LIME MELTAWAYS
Key Lime Meltaways
- 3/4 cup margarine
- 1cup powdered sugar
- 2Tsp freshly squeezed key lime juice
- 2Tsp finely grated lime zest
- 1Tsp vanilla
- 1 3/4 cups+2Tsp all-purpose flour
- 2Tsp cornstarch
- 1/4 tsp salt
Beat butter and 1/3cup of the sugar until fluffy with electric mixer. Add lime juice, zest, and vanilla; beat until fluffy.
In medium bowl, whisk flour, cornstarch, and salt. Add to butter mixture and beat on low speed until combined.
Between 2 pieces of parchment paper, roll dough into 2 diameter logs.
Chill at least 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Place remaining sugar in a resealable plastic bag. Remove parchment from log; slice into 1/8-inch thick rounds. Place rounds on baking sheers, spaced 1 inch apart.
Bake until barely golden, about 15 min. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly, 8-10min.
While warm, place cookies in the sugar filled bag; toss to coat.
Store cookies in airtight container up to 2 weeks. Bake or freeze remaining dough. Makes approx. 10 dozen cookies.