Lime-Graham Tea Cookies

Lime-Graham Tea Cookies

Try these citrusy cookies, coated in powdered sugar, for a luncheon, shower, holiday or anytime snack.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

3

dozen

1
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
tablespoon frozen (thawed) limeade concentrate
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
cup graham cracker crumbs (about 20 squares)
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup chopped walnuts
  1. In large bowl, beat butter and 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 3 minutes or until fluffy. Stir in vanilla, limeade concentrate and lime peel. On low speed, beat in flour, graham cracker crumbs and salt just until blended. Fold in nuts. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. Heat oven to 400°F. Shape dough into 36 (1 1/4-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 1 inch apart.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until slight cracks appear and cookies are lightly golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks; cool 5 minutes. Place remaining 1 cup powdered sugar in shallow dish. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool. Store tightly covered up to 1 week.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For easy cleanup, line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or Silpat liners.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.