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30 April, 2012

Pecan Cookies Glazed With Lemon

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Ingrients & Directions

1/2 c Pecans
2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1/3 c Shortening
3/4 c White sugar
1 Egg
1/3 c Sour cream
1 ts Vanilla extract
1 Egg
1 1/2 c Sifted confectioners’ sugar
1 tb Lemon juice
1 ds Salt
1/2 c Chopped pecans or pistachio

Directions: =A01 Grind the 1/2 cup pecans in a blender, food processor, or
food grinder. =A02 Combine the nuts with the flour and baking powder. =A03
In a separate bowl beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer for 30
seconds. =A04 Add the sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg, sour cream and
vanilla and beat until well mixed. =A05 Stir in the flour, baking powder
and the ground nuts. =A06 Divide dough in half. Cover and chill at least 3
hours. =A07 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. =A08 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. =A09 Place on an
ungreased cookie sheet and bake 7-8 minutes or until done. Remove from
sheet and cool on a rack. =A010 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. =A011 Spread cookies with Lemon Glaze and
sprinkle with nuts. Makes 7 dozen

1 Servings

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