Yummy Spring Cookies + Cute Printable Tag

It’s the 10th day of the month, so I’ve gathered my creative blogging friends, and we came up with a PASTEL theme to create projects around, since SPRING is upon us! This begins our 11th month with this collaboration. We had so much fun with it the past 10 months, we decided to take it another round. One friend needed to part ways, so we added the amazingly talented Chelsea from Two Twenty One to the mix. If you’ve missed the past ten months of fun, please check them out. I’m excited to share some yummy spring cookies and another cute printable tag for my project.

Yummy Spring Cookies + Cute Printable Tag  - easy to make and taste great, treat your friends and family to this cute tag! | Thirty Handmade Days I’ve tried.  I’ve really tried to stay away from printables and puns.  But I just can’t give them up.  I wracked my brain to think of something spring-y.  And this is what I came up with.  You can use it for a friend, neighbor, teacher, your love…whatever you want.  Just write a cute little note at the bottom and call ‘er good.
Yummy Spring Cookies + Cute Printable Tag  - easy to make and taste great, treat your friends and family to this cute tag! | Thirty Handmade Days
Download a sheet of spring tags.  For personal use only.  Thanks!

Now on to these yummy cookies:

Delicious and easy to make Lemon Lime Spring Cookies | Thirty Handmade Days The base of this cookie is from my old favorites Orange Cookies that my Mom made growing up.  MMMMMM.. they are so good and remind me of spring.  I wanted to switch them up a bit and play with lemon and lime.  So that’s what I did.  Threw caution to the wind and just went for it.  Luckily they turned out.

Lemon Lime Spring Cookies

Ingredients

    Cookie
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream
  • 1 TBSP grated lemon rind
  • 1 TBSP grated lime rind
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice or lemon-aid
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 TBSP all-pupose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Glaze
  • 1 (16 ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon and or lime rind
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juic or lemon-aid
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add rinds and juice; beat well.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, beating well.
  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets; bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • For the glaze
  • Combine all ingredients; beat until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled cookies.

Notes

You can add a drop or two of yellow or green food coloring to make them more "springy."

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Delicious Lemon Lime Spring Cookies | Thirty Handmade Days

These cookies are light and fluffy.  They kind of melt in your mouth (as long as you don’t overbake them! Do NOT bake them too long!).  They are citrus-y and delicious.

And look at all these fun other pastel projects.  Love them! I’m normally kind of a bright color kind of girl (if you hadn’t noticed) but these make me want to bust out light colored crayons.   Join the BLOG HOP and “hop” on over to view the other projects up close. If you happen to come upon a broken link, just click HOME on each site to view the project.

Pastel Spring projects and recipes

From top left, moving down row by row:

Check out my other spring projects:
Adorable "Welcome Spring" Bow Canvas- made using the new Cricut Explore.  So easy & fun way to welcome spring! www.thirtyhandmadedays.com
Spring Canvas & Printable
Printable spring banner from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com
Spring Banner

Mique
Hi- I'm Mique (as in Mickey). I started 30days as an idea file a few years ago. After three years and hundreds of ideas, I now realize that I'll never check them all off my list. When I'm not creating, I love spending time with family and friends and long drives, especially if they end at the beach.
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