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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 80
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.9
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 70.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Lemon Cream Cheese cookies

Submitted by: SISSYFEB48

Introduction

Shape these into a ball, then flatten slightly. Make an indentation with your thumb and put in a bit of your favorite jam before you bake them. They freeze well between sheets of wax paper. Are great to have on hand for company. Shape these into a ball, then flatten slightly. Make an indentation with your thumb and put in a bit of your favorite jam before you bake them. They freeze well between sheets of wax paper. Are great to have on hand for company.
Number of Servings: 80

Ingredients

    8 oz light cream cheese
    1 1/2 cups margarine (3 sticks)
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    2 large eggs
    zest from one lemon (1 TBS)
    juice from one lemon (2 -3 TBS)
    4 1/2 cups flour
    2 tsp baking powder
    1 cup of your favorite jam or whatever is on hand

Directions

Cream together the cream cheese and margarine. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix. Add lemon zest and juice and mix well. Then add baking powder and flour and mix til incorporated well. Chill a couple of hours. Make small balls and flatten slightly on UNgreased cookie sheets. Make an indentation with your thumb or finger, and put a bit of jam in that space. Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes.
Serving Size: Makes about 80 cookies.

Number of Servings: 80

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SISSYFEB48.





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