Recipes and Cooking Cornmeal-and-Lime Butter Cookies 2.4 (5) 2 Reviews Lime peel adds a refreshing bite to these rich, golden cookies. Sprinkle with green colored sugar and white coarse decorating sugar for a sweet finish. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 27, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 1 hr Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 1 hr 33 mins Yield: 36 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup butter, softened ⅔ cup powdered sugar ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup yellow cornmeal 2 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel ½ teaspoon vanilla Green colored sugar and/or white coarse decorating sugar Directions In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add powdered sugar and salt; beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour, the cornmeal, lime peel, and vanilla. Cover; chill about 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll dough until 1/4 inch thick. Using a 2-inch round scalloped cookie cuter, cut out dough. Arrange cutouts 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with green sugar and/or white coarse decorating sugar. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown around edges. Transfer to wire racks; cool. To Store: Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 64 Calories 4g Fat 7g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 64 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 42mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 7g 3% Total Sugars 3g Protein 1g Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 8mg 0% Folate, total 12.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.