Shortbread Lime and Cherry Cookies

Rose Rauhauser


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 or more
20 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Shortbread Lime and Cherry Cookies


  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.

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About Shortbread Lime and Cherry Cookies

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

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