Key Lime Sugar Cookies
A vibrant take on a classic cookie.
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 Tablespoons key lime zest
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
For the icing
- 2 Tablespoons fresh key lime juice
- 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda then set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and lime zest until light in color. Add in egg, vanilla and salt and beat to combine. Gradually add in flour mixture, stopping to scrape the bowl periodically.
Roll cookie dough into 1” balls then place on parchment covered cookie sheet, leaving 2 inches between cookies.
Bake 15-17 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Let cookies cool completely before adding icing.