Lemon Pecan Slices

Lemon Pecan Slices
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These crisp pecan cookies have a delicate lemon flavor that is perfect with a cup of tea.
25 min
Prep Time
2:55
Total Time
48 cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)
1 tablespoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon
lemon juice
1 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
chopped pecans
2 tablespoons
coarse grain sugar

Directions

  1. Combine butter, 1/2 cup sugar and egg yolk in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add lemon zest and lemon juice; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in pecans.
  2. Shape dough into 2 (6-inch) logs. Wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until very firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F.
  4. Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle tops with coarse grain sugar. Bake 7-9 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around edges. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Recipe Tips

Cookie dough logs will keep in refrigerator up to a week. For longer storage, freeze up to 2 months. To thaw, place in refrigerator at least 12 hours. Slice and bake as directed.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
50
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
5g
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
35mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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