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lemon refrigerator cookies with pecans

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Angela Gray
Bristol, TN

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

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For lemon refrigerator cookies with pecans

  • 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

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

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