Cornmeal Cookies III

Cornmeal Cookies III


"Lime flavored and glazed cornmeal cookies Use lemon extract if you can't find lime."


servings 68 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 68 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 50 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease your baking sheets.
  2. Beat the butter and 2/3 cup sugar together until creamy. Mix in the egg and lime extract. Blend well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the cornmeal, baking powder, salt and flour. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix well.
  4. Drop teaspoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets. Dip the bottom of a glass, or similar round, flat object in the 1/4 cup sugar, and slightly flatten the balls of dough. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookie bottoms are lightly browned.
  5. To Make Icing: Combine the lime zest, confectioners' sugar, and enough lime juice to make a spreadable glaze. Spread over the tops of cooled cookies.
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  1. 13 Ratings


A local shop sells Lime Cornbread cookies, and I looked on All Recipes hoping to find a recipe for something similar. This recipe comes very close (it's perhaps a little sweeter). Cornmeal cooki...

These cookies are wonderful! The recipe sounds a bit strange, but I made them for my office & they were an absolute hit!! I can imagine that they would be a wonderful treat with fresh strawber...

We loved these cookies. I have baked them twice, the second time for two high school girlfriends who had come for tea. One took most home with her! I used vanilla extract instead of lime, and...

Very good, tasty cookies. I did tweak it a bit after reading the other reviews. I used 1/2 whole wheat flour, 1/2 white, and decreased both butter and sugar a bit. I also used lime juice inst...

These came out amazing! I used whole wheat flour and I wanted more lime flavor, so I used the juice and zest of half a lime, added a tsp of vanilla extract and they came out perfect! They are ve...

Really really great flavor! I used fresh ground cornmeal and a 1/4 teaspoon of lime oil, rather than extract. For some reason, the second sheet of cookies ran and spread much more than the fir...

Had the taste and consistency of sweet cornbread with the perfect hint of lime, which I actually enjoyed. I did, however, make a few alterations: 1) I used one lime's worth of juice and zest ins...

I used 1 T of lime extract in the cookie as the dough didn't taste like lime at all. I didn't have lime peel, so just used lime juice. Don't do it! My cookies hardly had any lime taste at all...

These cookies are appropriate for tea. They break somewhat easily but are worth the effort. One of the best cookies I've had.