I am a strong advocate of living in the moment. Enjoying where we are. Not living in the future or the past.
That being said I couldn’t resist trying out some new Christmas cookie recipes this week despite the fact that Thanksgiving is still three weeks away.
Each Christmas holiday my girls and I along with other various family members and friends get together for a Cookie Baking Day. We always try out a few new recipes plus a list of all our family favorites.
I also work hard too to have a balanced cookie plate – a balance of flavors. Since most holiday cookie plates tend to be heavy in chocolate, caramel and peppermint I like to make sure there is always one or two citrus flavored cookies on the plate. I think this year today’s Lightly Lime Cookies just might make the cut.
These cookies are not overly lime, as the name implies they are lightly lime. Just a subtle hint of lovely limeness. The recipe calls for real lime juice and peel to give the nice subtle lime flavor.
The frosting is the crowning touch and has cream cheese in it. I think the cookies actually tasted better the next day. If you want to make them ahead of time just store them unfrosted in an air tight container and frost before serving.
For more lime goodness check out these recipes:
Recipe adapted from BHG
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