Lemon drop cookies

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely ground walnuts
2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest
1/3 cup confectioners sugar(to coat)

1.beat together butter and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl until creamy. Add lemon juice and vanilla. On low speed ,beat in flour,nuts and zest (dough will be slightly stiff). Wrap in plastic and refrigerate 1 hour
2.heat oven to 325 degrees. Pinch off heaping tablespoonfuls of dough. Roll into balls. Place 1-2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets
3.bake cookies for 16-18 minutes, or until slightly browned near the bottoms of the cookies. sift remaining 1/3 confectioners sugar over still-warm cookies to coat.

rating/comments: (7.5/10) I'm not a big fan of a dryer type cookie and that is what these cookies are.


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