Quick Cook Tasty Auntie Mary's Cookies

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Auntie Mary's Cookies.

Auntie Mary's Cookies You can have Auntie Mary's Cookies using 9 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Auntie Mary's Cookies

  1. It’s of Dough.
  2. You need 1/2 cup of butter.
  3. It’s 1 cup of flour.
  4. It’s 3 of egg yolks (slightly beaten).
  5. You need 2 tbs of fresh lemon juice.
  6. You need of Filling.
  7. You need 3 of egg whites (beaten stiff).
  8. Prepare 1/2 cup of sugar.
  9. It’s 2 cups of ground pecans.

Auntie Mary's Cookies instructions

  1. Cut butter into flour with a pastry cutter until evenly mixed..
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix lightly with fork until the flour is moistened..
  3. Gather dough together and press into a ball. Divide into 24 uniform pieces and roll each into a ball. Place in freezer until firm but not frozen..
  4. While in the freezer make the filling. Beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually add sugar. Fold in ground pecans..
  5. Pull out 6 balls out at a time of the freezer. Roll each piece on a flour surface into a circle about a 4-5" in diameter. * Pro tip – thinner the better..
  6. Add 2 Tbs of filling onto each cookie. Spread on center 1/3 and fold sides 1/3 towards the center. Place folded side down on the baking sheet. Repeat until all the cookies are done..
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar..

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