Lemon Blossom Cookies

2 cups Butter
1 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
1/4 cup Lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
4 cups Flour
Finely chopped nuts
Fruit preserves
Nut halves

Cream together butter and sugar. Add lemon juice and beat well. A little at a time, add the flour, mixing well. Allow to chill for about two or three hours. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Shape the dough into 1 1/4″ balls. Roll balls in nuts. Place balls one inch apart onto greased cookie sheets. Press thumb into the center of each dough ball and fill with preserves or nut halves. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.

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