Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.


1-1/2 C sugar

3/4 C Tasteful Olive's Persian Lime extra virgin olive oil

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 T Lime Juice

2-3/4 C flour

1/4 tsp salt

2 tsp Cream of Tartar

1 tsp baking soda

Decorative Sugar Crystals for topping



Sift together flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda. Set aside.

In large mixing bowl, mix the lime olive oil and sugar. Blend in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla and lime juice. Add flour mixture, one cup at a time, blending well after each addition.

Cover dough with plastic and refrigerate one hour.

Lightly grease cookie sheet. Shape one tablespoon of dough into a ball, place on cookie sheet and flatten with bottom of glass that has been dipped in the sugar crystals. Sprinkle more crystals on tops of cookies.

Bake for 12-14 minutes, just until set and lightly golden in color. Makes about 5 doz. large cookies.

recipe by Diana Clark