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
  • Additional sugar
  1. 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.
  2. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in additional sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten.
  3. 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.
  4. Makes 2 to 2 1/2 cookies