Lemon-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

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  • 1 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) finely chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter
  • sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 325. In a medium bowl combine flour, nuts, 3 Tablespoons sugar, and lemon peel. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling together. Knead until smooth, form a ball.

  2. On a lightly floured surface roll dough until 1/2 inch thick, using desired cookie cutters cut out cookies. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet, sprinkle with sugar.

  3. Bake 18-20 minutesfor small cookies and 20-22 minutes for large cookies. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
January 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Toniahooper and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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