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


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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids