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Lemon Nut Cookies Recipe

Lemon Nut Cookies

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Cream margarine with sugar. Add egg yolk (reserve egg white), lemon juice and grated lemon and orange peels and beat. Add flour and mix well. Chill for one hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  3. Dip a teaspoonful of dough into slightly beaten egg white and then into nuts. Place nut side up, 2 inches apart on lightly-oiled cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to cooling rack immediately.
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Dec 16, 2006

Recipe was easy to follow and the cookies turned out great.

 
Nov 24, 2010

A melt in your mouth lemony treat! Ofcourse- used butter. LOVED these! Used generous tsp lemon zest + an extra little splash of lemon juice. Great texture. 15 minutes in the oven. A real keeper-Yum!

 

20 Ratings

May 27, 2010

Pretty good. Danty but the guys still liked them. They were easy to make. I only baked them for 15 minutes and they were perfect.

 
Apr 19, 2011

Great recipe. I used butter instead of margarine. I also put in 4 tsps (packed) of lemon zest and no orange zest. I rolled my dough into balls and rolled them in the egg white right away. I didn't bother chilling them, mainly due to the fact that I wanted to eat them as soon as I could. I baked for about 15 minutes so that the cookies were soft and moist in the middle. My cookies also looked way cuter than the ones in the picture, but that was probably because I rolled them into balls.

 
Nov 23, 2010

These were really good. Delicate cookies, sort of like a light version of shortbread. I used butter over margarine though, and used all lemon zest as I was looking for as much lemon flavor as possible, though I think these would be lovely with the orange zest as well.

 
Apr 23, 2009

Lovely, I used butter as I do in most baking but the baking time was too long, I just rescued them in time.

 
Jun 20, 2013

Really like the smell of the dough before baking and the taste afterwards too. Nice citrus light taste and a soft texture to the bite. Made these for recipe group for 6/14/13 and it is a cookie I will go to for special occasions like teas at church or someone I know loves lemon anything. I did turn the temp. down on the oven as previously stated in a review it did help get the middle done before too much browning. Still browned up but some cookies just do.

 
Jun 15, 2013

I baked these as written, but at 15 minutes the bottoms were done, and the middle wasn't quite done. If I were to make these again, I'd turn the oven down to 325 and see if that would help the situation. These have a nice flavor and are good with a cup of coffee--not too sweet and light. I did use butter. Thanks for a nice change of pace!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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