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Lime Meltaways



  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lime Glaze

  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Dough: Beat butter and confectioners' sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients except Lime Glaze until well blended.
  4. Place dough in cookie press with ribbon tip. Form long ribbons of dough on ungreased cookie sheet. Cut into 3-inch lengths.
  5. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  6. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely.
  7. Prepare Lime Glaze and brush on cookies.
  8. Lime Glaze: Mix all ingredients.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies (1 per serving)

Per Serving: 84 Calories; 5g Fat (54.5% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 59mg Sodium

Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates

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