Lime Wafer Recipe
Recipe type: Cookie
Serves: 4 dozen cookies
  • 1 Cup Butter (2 sticks) softened
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon grated Lime Zest
  • 3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed Lime Juice
  • ¼ Teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 5 Cups Flour, sifted
  1. Cream the butter for 2-3 minutes at medium speed until it is light.
  2. Continue beating, gradually adding  the sugar, 22-3 minutes scraping the sizes often.  Beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, lime zest, lime juice, salt and ginger.  Beat well.
  4. Gradually beat on low and slowly add the flour.
  5. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces, wrap in plastics and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  6. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  7. On a floured surface roll out chilled dough into ¼ inch thick.  (Keep remaining dough refrigerate until you are ready to use it.)
  8. Cut wafers with a 2" round cookie cutter or upturned glass.  Using a floured spatula, lift the cookies onto buttered or parchment papered lined cookie sheets.
  9. Bake the cookie for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookie are slightly browned.
  10. Cool cookie sheets on wire racks.
Recipe by LoveFeast Table at