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Lime Pistachio Cookies

Lime Pistachio Cookies Recipe

Makes about 18


For the cookies:

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon grated lime peel

1 cup finely chopped pistachios

For the lime icing:

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel


Cream butter and sugar; beat in egg. Stir in flour and lime peel; mix in pistachios.

Refrigerate dough 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375F.
Roll dough 1/4 inch thick; cut
with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or
until lightly
browned; cool.
Pipe icing to outline cookies.

Lime Icing:

Beat butter with powdered sugar, milk, and lime peel until smooth. If frosting
is too stiff,
beat in a few drops more milk; if too soft, beat in more powdered sugar. Makes
about 1
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