July 31, 2014

Key Lime Delights

Indiana State Fair 2013 Best Cookie

Key Lime Delights recipe 3

Key Lime Delights

1 cup butter, softened

3 oz cream cheese, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon grated key lime peel

1 1/2 tablespoons key lime juice

2 1/2 cups Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

Green food coloring, few drops



1/4 cup butter, softened

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

3 teaspoons key lime juice

1 teaspoon grated key lime peel

1/4 cup dried pineapple, chopped fine

1/4 cup dried mango, chopped fine

Cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Blend in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Roll dough into teaspoon size balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet. With finger, make an indention in the middle of the ball. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown on edges. Cool completely. For the filling, beat butter until fluffy. Add confectioner’s sugar, key lime juice and key lime peel; beat until smooth. Stir in dried pineapple and mango. Place filling inside of indention on each cookie.

-Recipe from Rebecca, Indiana State Fair, 2013 Gold Medal Flour Contest