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This recipe for LEMON SNOWBALLS, by , is from Grandmother Kathryn's Baking Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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cup shortening
⅔ cup sugar
2 tsps grated lemon rind

1 beaten egg
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp water

1 cups flour
tsp baking soda
tsp salt
tsp cream of tartar

cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts

powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350

Cream shortening and sugar.
Add lemon peel and egg.
Stir in lemon juice and water.

Sift dry ingredients together.
Add to creamed mixture.
Add in nuts.

Chill the dough

Drop by teaspoonfuls on floured paper and roll into balls

Place on cookie sheet and bake 10 - 15 minutes, until light brown on the bottom (not on the top)
Roll each cookie in powdered sugar while warm




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