Rest in Peace, Lily
These cookies stand true to their name, Meltaway...they literally melt as soon as you put them in your mouth. They are the great cookie to serve with tea, and the bright lime flavor is perfect.
1 3/4 Cups plus 2 Tablespoons All Purpose Flour
2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
zest of 2 Limes, Key Limes or Lemons could be used
2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed Lime Juice
1 Tablespoon Vanilla
1 1/2 Sticks Butter, Softened
1 Cup Powdered Sugar, divided
Sift Flour, Cornstarch, and Salt.
Zest and juice limes, combine with Vanilla.
Cream Butter with 1/3 Cup of Powdered Sugar.
Add liquid and combine.
Add Flour mixture and mix to combine.
Divide dough into 2 pieces of parchment and roll up into a log shape, chill for at least 1 hour.
Slice dough 1 inch thick slices, place on parchment paper lined baking sheet
Bake in preheated 350º for 8-10 minutes, rotating pan half way though.
Cool and toss with remaining powdered sugar.
Keeps fresh for 1 week in airtight container.