Shape these tender cookies with your fingers into the shape of the crescent moon. Lime peel helps balance the buttery richness.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter, egg yolk, lime rind, and juice in large bowl until smooth. On low, beat in confectioners' sugar, flour, and salt until blended. Refrigerate dough 1 hour or until firm.

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  • Heat oven to 350 degree F.

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  • Form 1 rounded teaspoon dough into 2-1/2-inch log; bend into crescent. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.

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  • Bake in a 350 degree F oven 10 minutes or until edges are just golden and tops are slightly cracked. Let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack and let cool completely.

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  • Stir together confectioners' sugar and lime juice in small bowl until smooth. Place wire rack with cookies over waxed paper. Decorate cookies with drizzle. Sprinkle with decorator sugar. Makes about 4 dozen crescents.

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