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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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