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Recipe: Kansas Lime Cookies

Recipe: Kansas Lime Cookies

2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
finely grated zest of 2 limes
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/3 cup sugar mixed with 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 and grease cookie sheets. Cream butter, sugar, and lime zest until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in lime juice. Add dry ingredients 1/2 cup at a time. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar-spice mixture. Arrange on cookie sheets and flatten with the bottom of a glass. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen, 60 calories.

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