Cashew-Lemon Shortbread Cookies

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by 1 COOK

I made these as a snack at my daughter's first b-day party, and the kids loved them. My husband takes them to work every once in a wile and I haven't heard a complaint yet. His boss's wife called me for the recipe. They are just plain, simple, and DELICIOUS!!!

Top Review by LolaG

These are wonderful. Easy, delicious and pretty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. 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/of pulses until dough is well blended and forms ball.
  2. Shape dough in 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in additional sugar. Place about 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheet; flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  3. Bake 18 minutes or just until set and edges are slightly browned. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

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