Lime Cookies

Jane 10-02-99 5:29 AM

Lime Cookies

2 cups flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 cup pecans
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg white
3/4 teaspoon Lime Oil


Preheat oven to 350 F. and grease cookie sheets.

Sift together flour, cornstarch and salt. In food processor, combine 1/4 cup sugar and pecans. Pulse until pecans are finely chopped.

In mixer cream butter, add 1/2 cup sugar and cream together until light. Add egg white and lime oil. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Slowly add mixture with chopped pecans. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets, flatten to 1/4 inch.

Bake in preheated oven at 350F 18 to 20 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets and dip in powdered sugar. Cool on racks, and roll in powdered sugar again to serve.

Note: Lime oil is available from Baker's Catalogue

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