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Sunshine Lemon Cookies

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Ingredients
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , separated
  Grated lemon rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 15 Gram
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolk, lemon rind, and lemon juice, beat well.
Gradually add flour, mix just until blended.
Cover and chill dough at least 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls, dip in beaten egg white, and roll in pecans.
Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets coated with cooking spray, bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1196 Calories from Fat 764

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g135%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.6%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 43.3 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.7%

Sugars 27.2 g

Protein 15 g29.6%

Vitamin A 2.9% Vitamin C 14.5%

Calcium 5.8% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sunshine Lemon Cookies Recipe