lemon cream filled sandwich cookies

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

these came from my mom's recipe collection these are some of the best cookies


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
a few
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs
1 tsp
lemon extract
2 tsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
lemon zest, grated, fresh
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3 c
all purpose flour
1 c
powdered sugar

FOR THE FILLING

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
3 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375.

2In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar for 3 minutes. Add in vanilla, eggs, extract, juice and zest, beat for 1 minute.

3Next place the remaining ingredients into mixing bowl and blend well. If dough is slightly sticky you may want to add in a 1/4 cup more flour.

4Let dough chill while you mix the filling. For the filling heat the cream cheese until smooth. Add in remaining ingredients and beat well.

5Place filling in covered container, chill for 1 hour. Roll dough into balls and flatten.

6Bake for 9-11 minutes. Cool on a wire rack completely before filling and sandwiching.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids