Recipe By Diane Stone
Rating
Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 10m Additional 10m Ready In 35m
Servings 2 dozen cookies Calories 150

Shortbread jalapeno cookies are sweet and tangy, with just a little burn at the end.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh jalapeno
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon grated fresh jalapeno, or more to taste
  • 1 lime, zested

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Mix flour, butter, sugar, jalapeno, lime zest and juice, and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. 3 Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten slightly with a thumb print to accommodate icing.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until golden and set, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove cookies from the oven and let cool at least 10 minutes.
  5. 5 Combine confectioners' sugar, lime juice, jalapeno, and lime zest in a bowl. Drizzle icing onto cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 150
  • Carbohydrate 19.5 g
  • Cholesterol 20.3 mg
  • Fat 7.8 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 1.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.9 g
  • Sodium 103.4 mg
  • Sugar 10.8 g

Reviews

  1. I love these cookies. I didn't chop the cranberries and they were fine. When I was making this recipe increased i didn't have an orange so I used Orange marmalade..making sure I had plenty orange pieces.
  2. Defintely will not make again. A recipe should give you good, helpful amounts and cooking times. This recipe, if you follow it, makes something akin to cleaning fluid. I have to wonder if the author even made it. The lime flavor was too, too strong and the jalapeño was not even close to being present. - Read more ...

Add review

We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to measure ad campaign effectiveness, target ads and analyze site traffic. Learn more