Monday, August 19, 2013

Key Lime Cookies

We just love the flavor of Key Lime. I have been making these cookies for a number of years but they never last long enough for me to get a photo. I had to hide these until the photo was finished and now there are no more cookies, hope you enjoy them.

Key Lime Cookies



Key Lime Cookies
Miz Helen's Kitchen
2 dozen cookies
Ingredients
The Cookie
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil or 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 egg,beaten
1 tablespoon key lime juice
zest of 1 lime
1 cup dried pineapple, chopped fine
1 cup toasted pecans,chopped
green food color if desired
The Glaze
3 cups confectioners sugar
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
The Cookies
Mix all the dry ingredients, then add the beaten egg,oil, and juice, mix well
Add the zest, pineapple and toasted pecans, mix well
Drop by the teaspoon scoop onto a cookie sheet
Bake 10 to 12 minutes until slightly brown around the edge
Cool on a rack before glazing
The Glaze
Mix the confectioners sugar and juice to the right consistency
Place the cooled cookies on a rack that is set in a sheet pan, in order to catch the extra glaze as it drips off the cookies
Glaze the cookies and let set 30 minutes
Glaze the cookies a second time
Enjoy your cookies fast they won't last long!
Print Recipe

A Full Plate Of Cookies Be Sure and Get Your Cookies Fast



And Then They Are All Gone




I sure am glad that you got here in time to have some of these cookies before they are all gone. Your visits are very special to me and I look forward to seeing you again real soon take care and have a great week!
Peace and Joy
Miz Helen
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8 comments:

  1. I so wish I could find lime here.
    I love lemon cookies and I'd like to try your recipe with lime.
    I'm sure they'll be gone in no time..... :)

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  2. My mom's favorite flavor! I could use a batch right now...

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  3. Delightful cookies, Miz Helen! Wish I could have some right now!
    Thank you for sharing!

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  4. Mmmm interesting cookie flavour, I think my mom (who's not very fond of sweet stuff) will love these cookies! Will bake a batch for her one day, thanks for sharing!

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  5. Love your refreshing summary, Key Lime Cookies, Miz Helen! The glaze really adds a special yummy flavor, as well. It is truly a 'southern delight' for sure. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. delicious with the key lime! Cookies never last long enough for photos here. Thank you for bringing these by Foodie Friday

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