The mint, rum, and lime flavors of the classic mojito cocktail are combined in these sweet sugar cookies, making them perfect for entertaining.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Cream sugar butter and lime zest together in a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer until fluffy.
Add eggs fully incorporating 1 at a time.
Mix in vanilla extract mint extract and rum extract.
Sift flour baking powder and salt together in a separate bowl.
Mix into the egg mixture about 1/3 at a time making sure flour is fully incorporated before adding the next batch.
Let chill in a refrigerator to allow the lime zest to impart greater flavor into the batter up to 1 hour.
Remove and allow to return to room temperature about 20 minutes.
Spoon tablespoons of batter onto ungreased baking sheets leaving about 2 inches between each cookie.