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Lemon Pecan Wafers

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Lemon peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

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.
Unwrap dough.
Using a sharp knife, cut into 1/8 inch thick slices; place slices about 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350° oven for 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Transfer to racks and let cool.
Store airtight.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

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