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1 cup butter

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 TBSP. grated lime peel

1/2 tsp. vanilla

Granulated sugar

Key Lime Glaze, (recipe follows)



1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 tsp. grated lime peel

4 tsp. Key lime or regular lime juice


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat butter and powdered sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cornstarch, lime peel and vanilla until well blended. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of glass into dough to grease, then dip into granulated sugar; press on shaped dough until 1/4 inch thick. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Brush with Key Lime Glaze.



Mix all ingredients until smooth.