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  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finley chopped

1. Sift flour, baking soda and salt onto waxed paper.
2. Cream shortening with sugar until fluffy in a medium-size bowl; beat in egg, lemon juice and rind and pecans. Add dry ingredients, blending to make a soft dough.
3. Shape into 2 long rolls; wrap in waxed paper; chill overnight. To bake, slice dough 1/4-inch thick; place on cookie sheets.
4. Bake in moderate oven (375°) 8 minutes, or until golden around edges. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2892 Calories from Fat 1358

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g240.1%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.3%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1731.6 mg72.1%

Total Carbohydrates 355 g118.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.7%

Sugars 204.1 g

Protein 32 g63.7%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 34.2%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 63.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Rounds Recipe