lemon cream filled sandwich cookies
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lemon zest, grated, fresh
FOR THE FILLING
cream cheese, softened
lemon juice, fresh
In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar for 3 minutes. Add in vanilla, eggs, extract, juice and zest, beat for 1 minute.
Next 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.
Let dough chill while you mix the filling. For the filling heat the cream cheese until smooth. Add in remaining ingredients and beat well.
Place filling in covered container, chill for 1 hour. Roll dough into balls and flatten.
Bake for 9-11 minutes. Cool on a wire rack completely before filling and sandwiching.