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Lemon Wafers

  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon, ground
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add lemon peel, lemon extract, and ginger.
Add flour and mix well.
Stir In nuts.
Shape dough into balls the size of small walnuts.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 325° for 15 to 17 minutes, or until cookies just begin to brown.
While cookies are still warm, roll in powdered sugar

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2359 Calories from Fat 1598

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g286.7%

Saturated Fat 66.1 g330.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 19.7 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g69.8%

Sugars 51.4 g

Protein 26 g52.1%

Vitamin A 57.8% Vitamin C 34.7%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 51.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Wafers Recipe