- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Mix shortening and sugar.
- Add flour one tablespoon at a time making sure to mix well with each addition.
- Add the lime zest and mix thoroughly.
- Roll out the dough.
- Cut into 2" diameter circles and shape into patties using your hands.
- Place on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.