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Lemon Nut Balls Recipe

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 YIELD:39 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 110 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (16g sugars, trace fiber), 1g protein

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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