Lemon Walnut Drops

Serves: 3
Total Calories: 723


* See note below.
vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ginger ground
1/2 cup butter or margarine, at room temperature (1 stick)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon peels grated (1 lemon)
2 tablespoons lemon juice fresh
36 walnuts halves (about 3/4 cup)
You'll Need:
baking sheets
paper towel
electric mixer with large and small bowls
measuring cups
measuring spoons
small metal spatula
rubber scraper
paring knife


* "Also good with a pecan half on top, but I like walnuts best! Easy to make." Have Ready: 1. Turn on the oven to 375°.

2. Lightly grease baking sheets with a paper towel dipped in shortening.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and ginger in the small mixer bowl. Stir with a spoon and set aside.

4. Combine butter or margarine and sugars in the large mixer bowl. Beat on medium speed until well mixed, stopping the mixer and scraping the bowl several times. Add egg, lemon rind and juice. Beat on medium speed until well mixed, scraping the bowl several times.

5. Add flour mixture. Beat on low speed until well mixed, scraping the bowl several times.

6. Drop one level tablespoonful of dough at a time on the baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Press a walnut half on top of each cookie.

7. Bake about 12 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Lift with pancake turner to a wire rack to cool.

8. Store in an airtight container in a cool place.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 3
Total Calories: 723
Calories from Fat: 276

This Lemon Walnut Drops recipe is from the Cookie Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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