Key Lime Macadamia Nut Cookies With White Chocolate Glaze

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://cookingrut.blogspot.com/2009/01/taste-of-keys.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups flour
1 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon key lime juice
2 teaspoons lime zest
Glaze:
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons key lime juice
1 ounce white chocolate, melted

Preparation

1
Sift together flour and powdered sugar. Set aside.
2
Beat butter until creamy.
3
Add flour, key lime juice, zest, and macadamia nuts. Mix until dough forms.
4
On a lightly floured sheet of wax paper, form the dough into a 10 inch log.
5
Roll the log in the wax paper and refrigerate until firm, 2 hours.
6
Preheat oven to 350º.
7
Cut dough log into 1/4-inch slices. Place on a baking sheet.
8
Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
9
Cool completely and then glaze.
10
For the glaze, whisk all ingredients together.
11
Add more powdered sugar if it's too runny.

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BM's picture

Mmm, what a very find recipe. The steps are simple to follow and the cookies look amazingly delicious.

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Mmmmm....key limes.

Key Lime Pie - awesome
Key Lime cheesecake - even more awesome

How about Key Lime Cookies? I developed this recipe for my sister-in-law in California who opened a bakery last year. She asked for recipes and I gladly obliged. Out of the recipes I gave her, these are probably the best.

Yield:

2.0 dozen cookies

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