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  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 60
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Enjoy these delicious lemon flavored cookies - perfect dessert to be served at any party. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
2
cups all-purpose flour

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in sugar and lemon peel. Gradually stir in flour. Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 2 inches apart. "Stamp" balls to about 1/4-inch thickness using a potato masher, the bottom of a glass, the bumpy side of a meat mallet, the end of an empty spool of thread or a cookie press, dipping first into additional sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Here's a tip to remember when shaping dough into balls: Use a level tablespoon of dough to create a perfect 1-inch ball.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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