Lemon Nut Balls Recipe

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Pat Tubach rolls these soft lemon bites in a crunchy coating of chopped pecans, and they're still a bargain at only 4¢ a piece. "They are nice and easy for young children to help make," suggests the Manhahattan, Kansas reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:39 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 39 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter and lemon juice until smooth. Combine confectioners' sugar and milk powder; gradually add to butter mixture; beat until smooth. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in nuts. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Lemon Nut Balls in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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