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Lemon-Glazed Cashew Shortbread

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Lemon-Glazed Cashew Shortbread
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4
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Enjoy these delicious cashew cookies with a lemon twist – perfect for a dessert.

Ingredients

Cookies

1 1/4
cups butter or margarine
3/4
cup powdered sugar
3
cups all purpose flour
1/2
cup finely chopped cashews
1
teaspoon ginger
1/2
cup coarsely chopped cashews

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
4
to 6 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, combine butter and 3/4 cup powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, 1/2 cup finely chopped cashews and ginger; mix well. Press dough evenly into ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Sprinklewith coarsely chopped cashews; press lightly into dough.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until edges are light brown. Place pan on wire rack. Immediately cut into 2 1/2-inch squares. Cut each square diagonally in half. Cool cookies completely in pan.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, adding enough lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency. Remove cooled cookies from pan; place on waxed paper. Drizzle with glaze.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
50
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
(
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
)
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
5g
)
Protein
1g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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