Christmas Recipes

Lemon Cream Cookies


3/4 c. butter, at room temp.
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 Tbs. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. sugar
1 egg, at room temp.
1 Tbs. grated lemon peel
1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
3 c. flour, or more


Cream the butter and cream cheese together until fluffy. Blend in the baking powder, salt, sugar, egg, grated lemon peel and the lemon juice.
Gradually blend in 3 c. flour, or more, and knead to form a soft dough. Force the dough through a cookie press with a No, 16 plate to form 3" long cookie bars. Press the cookies directly onto a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven (400) for 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool on a rack. Makes 6 doz.

1 c. 10x sugar
1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
4 tsp. milk
2/3 c. walnuts, chopped fine
In a small bowl blend the sugar, lemon juice and milk together until smooth. Brush half the top of a cookie with icing. Sprinkle with nuts. Place the cookie on a rack to dry the icing. Repeat the process with the rest of the cookies.

Added On: 2005-09-10
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Cookie ¬ Lemon ¬ Dessert ¬ Snack

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