shortbread lime and cherry cookies

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By Rose Rauhauser
from Bronx, New York to York, PA

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

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serves 6 or more
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For shortbread lime and cherry cookies

  • 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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