Lime Crescents

Lime Crescents
Shape these tender cookies with your fingers into the shape of the crescent moon. Lime peel helps balance the buttery richness.
Makes 48
Prep 10 m
Chill 60 m
Bake 10 m




  1. 1 of 4 Beat butter, egg yolk, lime rind, and juice in large bowl until smooth. On low, beat in confectioners' sugar, flour, and salt until blended. Refrigerate dough 1 hour or until firm.
  2. 2 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degree F.
  3. 3 of 4 Form 1 rounded teaspoon dough into 2-1/2-inch log; bend into crescent. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake in a 350 degree F oven 10 minutes or until edges are just golden and tops are slightly cracked. Let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack and let cool completely.


  1. 1 of 1 Stir together confectioners' sugar and lime juice in small bowl until smooth. Place wire rack with cookies over waxed paper. Decorate cookies with drizzle. Sprinkle with decorator sugar. Makes about 4 dozen crescents.
Nutrition Information for Lime Crescents
Servings Per Recipe: 48
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