Lime Crescents

Lime Crescents

Enjoy this delicious cookie recipe made using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour – perfect for a dessert.

Prep Time

1:15

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Total Time

1:15

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Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

Cookies
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon lime juice
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
Icing
1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
  1. Heat oven to 400°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 375°F). In medium bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the lime juice with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in flour, salt and 2 teaspoons lime peel.
  2. Shape dough by level measuring tablespoonfuls into crescent shapes, about 2 inches long. On ungreased cookie sheet, place crescents 1 inch apart.
  3. Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  4. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon lime peel with fork. Roll warm cookies in sugar mixture; place on wire rack. Roll in sugar again.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
For orange-flavored crescents, substitute orange juice and orange peel for the lime juice and lime peel.
Success Hint
To ensure even baking, bake one sheet of cookies at a time and place the cookie sheet on the middle rack of your oven.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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.