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Lemon Pecan Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped toasted pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy.
3. Beat adding egg, honey, lemon zest and lemon extract until smooth.
4. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
5. Stir the creamed mixture with the dry ingredients until a soft dough forms and then stir in pecans.
6. Onto a lightly greased baking sheet drop tablespoonfuls of dough 3 inches apart and bake 6 to 8 minutes.
7. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool and store in an airtight container.

SERVING
8. Serve as snacks with beverages or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3657 Calories from Fat 1551

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 177 g272.1%

Saturated Fat 76.5 g382.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 2138.9 mg89.1%

Total Carbohydrates 496 g165.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.5%

Sugars 238.1 g

Protein 41 g81.8%

Vitamin A 61.2% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 94.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Pecan Cookies Recipe