Lemon Refrigerator Cookies with Pecans

Angela Gray


These cookies are melt in your mouth good ! They are easy to pull together in a pinch and pecans add the perfect crunch.


★★★★☆ 2 votes

makes 25 cookies approx.
25 Min
10 Min


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1 c
1/2 c
3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1 c
finely chopped pecans

How to Make Lemon Refrigerator Cookies with Pecans


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2Combine flour and cornstarch in a small bowl, set aside.
  • 3In a mixer bowl combine softened butter and powdered sugar. Mix until light and fluffy.
  • 4Beat in lemon zest. Then slowly add flour and cornstarch mixture, mix well.
  • 5Cover bowl with wrap and refrigerate the dough about an hour or until easy to handle.
  • 6Shape the dough into logs about 2 inches in diameter, depending on the size you like and the occasion.
  • 7Roll the log into the finely chopped pecans, pressing gently as you roll.
  • 8Wrap in cellophane and refrigerate 2-3 hours more or until firm.
  • 9Unwrap dough and slice into 1/4 inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 10Bake at 375 degrees for 10 min. on an ungreased cookie sheet or until edges are lightly brown.
  • 11Cool 1 minute before moving to cookie platter.

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