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Lime Pistachio Cookies

Lime Pistachio Cookies Recipe

Makes about 18

Ingredients

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

Method

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

shapes

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

cup.
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