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Lime Spritz Cookies

The refreshing citrus flavor in these pressed cookies comes from lime gelatin. They're easy, festive and delightfully different— always a big hit at potlucks and luncheons.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    14 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lime gelatin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Red and green colored sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar and gelatin until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough into desired shapes 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 64 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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