You only need five ingredients to make these delicious little butter cookies. Serve with ice cream for dessert.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

25 mins
18 mins
43 mins
20, 1-1/2-inch cookies or 5, 3-inch cookies


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a bowl, combine flour, nuts, sugar and lemon peel. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling (dough will still be crumbly). Knead until smooth and form into a ball.

  • On lightly floured surface, roll dough until 1/2 inch thick. Using a 1-1/2-inch to 3-inch scalloped cookie cutter, cut into rounds. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake in a 325 degrees F oven for 18 to 20 minutes for small cookies or 20 to 22 minutes for larger cookies or until bottom starts to brown and center is set. Remove and cool on a wire rack. 20, 1-1/2-inch cookies or 5, 3-inch cookies

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 12mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 8g; mono fat 1g; sugars 2g; protein 1g; vitamin a 145.8IU; thiamin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; folate 16.1mcg; sodium 33mg; potassium 13mg; iron 0.4mg.