Lemon Pecan Wafers
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon peel||1 Tablespoon, grated|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy; beat in egg, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
In another bowl, stir together flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
Stir in pecans, mixing with your hands if necessary to distribute nuts evenly.
Shape dough into 2 rolls, each 1 1/2 inches in diameter; wrap in wax paper and refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours) or for up to 3 days.
Using a sharp knife, cut into 1/8 inch thick slices; place slices about 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Transfer to racks and let cool.