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Lemon-Pecan Thins

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
Directions

Combine shortening, 1 cup sugar and egg in mixing bowl and beat until well blended and fluffy.
Stir in lemon juice and lemon rind.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together into mixture and stir to blend well.
Blend in nuts.
Shape into two short rolls with hands.
Wrap in waxed paper and chill several hours or wrap in aluminum foil and freeze until needed.
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Slice rolls of dough thin and put on greased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until delicately browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2751 Calories from Fat 1658

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 192 g295.4%

Saturated Fat 34.6 g173%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 959.4 mg40%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.4 g77.7%

Sugars 21.9 g

Protein 43 g85.8%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C 57.3%

Calcium 53.6% Iron 89.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon-Pecan Thins Recipe