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Pecan cookies glazed with lemon.


Recipe Summary

7 dozen


Original recipe yields 42 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Grind the 1/2 cup pecans in a blender, food processor, or food grinder.

  • Combine the nuts with the flour and baking powder.

  • In a separate bowl beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer for 30 seconds.

  • Add the sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg, sour cream and vanilla and beat until well mixed.

  • Stir in the flour, baking powder and the ground nuts.

  • Divide dough in half. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Work half of the dough at a time. Keep the other half refrigerated. Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with desired cookie cutter.

  • Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake 7-8 minutes or until done. Remove from sheet and cool on a rack.

  • To make lemon glaze: Beat 1 egg white until frothy. Add 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and a dash of salt. Beat well.

  • Spread cookies with Lemon Glaze and sprinkle with nuts.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 13.7g; fat 6.4g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 41.2mg. Full Nutrition