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Tequila Lime Cookie Shots

These tasty cookies may be bite-sized, but they pack a punch of tequila that will definitely get you tipsy.

These are basically liquored-up mini Mexican Wedding Cookies that pack a punch!



1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1/4 cup vegetable shortening

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon premium Tequila

1 tablespoon Roses lime juice

1/2 teaspoon Triple Sec

1 tablespoon lime zest

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Tequila-Lime Glaze:

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon Roses lime juice

1 tablespoon premium Tequila


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Lightly spray a baking sheet with a non-stick cooking spray.

Add butter and shortening into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.

Beat in sugar until fluffy.

Add Tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, and lime zest, and beat well.

Add flour and mix well.

Form balls from 1/2 teaspoon of dough and place on 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet.

Bake for 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, make Tequila-Lime Glaze:

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir until sugar dissolves.

Remove cookies from oven and immediately ice glaze. Cool thoroughly and serve at room temperature.


Makes 76 cookies

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