Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies

Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 155.9
  • Total Fat: 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.2 mg
  • Sodium: 51.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Great tasting cookie. Great tasting cookie.
Number of Servings: 24


    3/4 cup butter, room temperature
    1 (3 ounces) package cream cheese, softened
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
    1 Tablespoon lemon zest
    2 teaspoons lemon juice
    2 cups cake flour
    1 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven at 300 degrees.
Cream together butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar and beat hard. Stir in vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Add flour, mixing well. Stir in nuts. Push small amount from spoon onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until delicate brown. While hot, roll in powdered sugar.
Makes 4 dozen

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SQUIRRELWOLFS.


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  • Very lemony. I used 1 tsp lemon extract in place of the zest since I didn't have any zest on hand and cut the lemon juice down to 1 tsp. I didn't add the nuts because I'm not big on nuts in my cookies. Really liked this for something to get my mind off chocolate! - 2/23/09

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