Cashew-Lemon Shortbread Cookies
1/2 cup roasted cashews
1 cup butter,softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 325 F. Place cashews in food processor; process until finely ground. Add butter; sugar, lemon extract and vanilla; process until well blended. Add flour; process using on/off pulsing action until dough is well blended and begins to form a ball.
Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in additional sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten.
Bake cookies 17 to 19 minutes or just until set and edges are lightly browned. Remove cookies from baking sheets to wire rack to cool.
Makes 2 to 2 1/2 cookies