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Key Lime Thumbprint Cookies

Key Lime Thumbprint Cookies


1 cup/250 mL unsalted sweet cream butter

2/3 cup/160 mL light brown sugar

1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla

1 large egg yolk

2 1/4 cups/560 mL all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp/2.5 mL salt

Lime Filling:

1 cup/250 mL premium white chocolate chips

1/2 cup/125 mL sweetened condensed milk

1 1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Pure Lime Extract


Beat butter until creamed. Add brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Stir in vanilla and egg yolk until well-combined. Add flour and salt gradually. Chill dough for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C and line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Roll cookie dough into approximately 1-inch/2.5-cm apart. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes and cool completely on pan.

Lime Filling: in small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine white chocolate chips and condensed milk. Stir frequently until chocolate is melted and ingredients are well-combined. Mix in lime extract. Spoon filling into thumbprints of cookies; sprinkles are optional. Allow to cool completely before serving.

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