Double Citrus Shortbread Cookies

The fresh juice from the orange or lime makes a refreshingly sweet glaze for these buttery-rich shortbread cookies.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 60

Cookies

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ shortbread cookie mix
1
cup butter, softened (not melted)
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel

Citrus Glaze

2
cups powdered sugar
2
to 4 tablespoons lime or orange juice

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F (or 375°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheet). Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In medium bowl, stir cookie ingredients until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, roll dough into 12x10-inch rectangle, about 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 30 (2-inch) squares, then cut each square diagonally in half into 2 triangles. Place 1/2 inch apart on parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix Citrus Glaze ingredients with spoon until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over cookies. Allow glaze to set completely, about 20 minutes; store cookies in airtight container.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.