Recently I got turned on to a really cool site called http://foodgawker.com/
It sometimes help me answer the daily question "What's for dinner?... There are beautiful pictures of all kinds of food and beverages. Today I came across this recipe for Basil Lime Cookies that I think sound delicious. I'm going to give them a try. I read that they taste like a Margarita, and there's nothing wrong with that!
Basil Lime Cookies recipe from Big Fat Baker
- 1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature
- 6 ounces (3/4 cup plus 1 tbsp) sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- Zest of 1 lime
- 3 tbsp very finely chopped fresh basil leaves
- 7 ounces (1 3/4 cup) flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and line the cookie sheets with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
- In a stand mixer (or hand-held mixer) cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
- Mix in the egg, vanilla, zest, and basil. Mix together until fully combined.
- In a separate bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Then mix into the butter mixture until combined.
- Roll 1 tbsp of dough to make a little sphere. Repeat with remaining dough. Place about 1 inch apart on the cookie sheets.
- Bake 8 to 12 minutes, depending on the size of your cookies/oven.
- Allow to cool on a cooling rack for a few minutes