Cream Cheese & Lemon Macaroons

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.5
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 70.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.0 g

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Recipe makes 20 cookies. Step 3 requires one hour of prep time to blend flavors.
Recipe makes 20 cookies. Step 3 requires one hour of prep time to blend flavors.

Number of Servings: 1


    1 cup unsweetened coconut
    2 tablespoons sugar-free hazelnut syrup or 4 (1 g) packets Splenda sugar substitute
    1/2 cup whipping cream
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    4 tablespoons cream cheese, at room temp
    1 egg
    1/4 cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped (optional)
    1/2 teaspoon lemon zest


1.Preheat oven to 350 F. .
2.Combine the coconut, syrup or Splenda, whipping cream and vanilla.
3.Let sit for one hour.
4Stir in the cream cheese until blended, then the egg. Mix well.
5.Stir in the macadamia nuts and lemon rind.
6.Drop by level tablespoons, into macaroon shaped mounds, on a parchment lined cookie sheet, 2-inches apart.
7.Bake approximately 15 minutes, until tops are lightly speckled with brown.

Total carbohydrates (with macadamia nuts): 26.8 Per cookie: 1.34

Total carbohydrates (without macadamia nuts): 22.2 Per cookie: 1.11

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