Lemon Praline Cookies

Shaped 
Christmas Cookies

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softeded
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans

Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, lemon rind, and juice; beat until well blended. Add flour and pecans, sitting well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Yield: about 3 dozen





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