Shortbread Lime and Cherry Cookies

Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

Easy and if you like shortbread cookies, you'll love these. Enjoy


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Serves:

6 or more

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
grated lime peel
2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2 c
flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1
bag dried cherries chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until blended. Beat in lime peel and extracts. In another bowl, mix flour and baking powder and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
2
Stir in Cherries. Divide dough in half and shape each into long roll logs. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for a few hours or until firm.
3
Unwrap and cut dough into 1/4 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 9 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Remove pans and let cool slightly before removing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy