Margarita Cookies

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Margarita Cookies

These Margarita Cookies are perfect to serve family and guests for Cinco De Mayo. This holiday is celebrated in the US and Mexico. It falls on May 5th of each year. The cookie base does not contain alcohol, the icing does. If you want to make a kid-friendly version, just omit adding the tequila.

Margarita CookiesCookie Recip

2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup stick margarine, soft
1+ cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp freshly grated lime zest
1 tsp orange extract
Green food coloring

Cookie Directions

Measure out margarine and place in bowl. Add in sugar and cream together until light and fluffy.

Add in egg, then lime zest, orange extract, and 4-5 drops of green food coloring.
Mix well.
Measure out the flour, add in salt. Mix well. Then add the dry mixture to butter and sugar mixture.

Mix well.
Mix together until it forms a ball. Divide the dough into two parts.
Roll each of the two parts into a log.
Wrap dough log in wax paper and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Remove cookie roll from the refrigerator.
Roll the cookie roll onto a sheet of wax paper covered with salt.
Make sure the complete roll has been covered in salt.
Cut the dough into equal slices and then place them on a cookie sheet. Do not grease the cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes until they are a light brown color on the edges.

Remove from oven.
Place them on a baking rack to cool.

Margarita Cookies

This Ain’t Your Moma’s Frosting Recipe:

1 cup powdered sugar
1 TBSP water
1 TBSP tequila

Frosting Directions:

Mix ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl.
Drizzle the frosting on cooled cookies.
Allow for drizzle to dry completely on cookies before eating.

Margarita Cookies- Cinco De Mayo

 

Margarita Cookies
Margarita Cookies
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These Margarita Cookies are perfect to serve family and guests for Cinco De Mayo. This holiday is celebrated in the US and Mexico. It falls on May 5th of each year. The cookie base does not contain alcohol, the icing does. If you want to make a kid-friendly version, just omit adding the tequila.
Servings Prep Time
2 dozen 10 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
13 minutes 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 dozen 10 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
13 minutes 10 minutes
Margarita Cookies
Margarita Cookies
Print Recipe
These Margarita Cookies are perfect to serve family and guests for Cinco De Mayo. This holiday is celebrated in the US and Mexico. It falls on May 5th of each year. The cookie base does not contain alcohol, the icing does. If you want to make a kid-friendly version, just omit adding the tequila.
Servings Prep Time
2 dozen 10 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
13 minutes 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 dozen 10 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
13 minutes 10 minutes
Ingredients
This Ain't Your Momma's Icing
Servings: dozen
Instructions
  1. Measure out margarine and place in bowl. Add in sugar and cream together until light and fluffy. Add in egg, then lime zest, orange extract, and 4-5 drops of green food coloring. Mix well. Measure out the flour, add in salt. Mix well. Then add the dry mixture to butter and sugar mixture. Mix well. Mix together until it forms a ball. Divide the dough into two parts. Roll each of the two parts into a log. Wrap dough log in wax paper and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove cookie roll from the refrigerator. Roll the cookie roll onto a sheet of wax paper covered with salt. Make sure the complete roll has been covered in salt. Cut the dough into equal slices and then place them on a cookie sheet. Do not grease the cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes until they are a light brown color on the edges. Remove from oven. Place them on a baking rack to cool.
This Ain't Your Momma's Icing
  1. Mix ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl. Drizzle the frosting on cooled cookies. Allow for drizzle to dry completely on cookies before eating.
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