Lemon Nut Cookies

Lemon Nut Cookies

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: Makes 2 dozen cookies

Impress your friends when you serve these zesty cookies at your next tea time.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1-1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Cream butter, sugar and egg yolk.
  2. Beat in lemon juice, lemon and orange peels.
  3. Stir in flour; mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate dough for 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, then roll into egg white.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, then place onto prepared cookie sheet.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

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