Caribbean Lime Coolers

Posted in on the 7th March, 2013

Lime cooler cookiesLime in baked goods is not just on key lime pies.  Try out this prize-winning drop cookie recipe from Betty Crocker, using lime to bring the tangy, sweet taste of the tropics. (Yields 30 cookies.)

Ingredients:
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup coconut
1 tablespoon grated lime peel (from about 1 lime)
3 tablespoons lime juice
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1 egg
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  In a large bowl, stir in cookie mix, coconut, lime peel, lime juice, butter and egg until dough becomes soft.
  2. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 9 to 13 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.  Cool for 1 minute, then remove from cookie sheet and place on a wire rack.  Cool completely for about 15 minutes.
  4. Using a small strainer, sift powdered sugar over cooled cookies.  Store covered at room temperature.