lemon cream filled sandwich cookies

Patsy Fowler


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


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1 Hr 20 Min
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  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar

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

How to Make lemon cream filled sandwich cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar for 3 minutes. Add in vanilla, eggs, extract, juice and zest, beat for 1 minute.
  3. 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.
  4. Let dough chill while you mix the filling. For the filling heat the cream cheese until smooth. Add in remaining ingredients and beat well.
  5. Place filling in covered container, chill for 1 hour. Roll dough into balls and flatten.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Cool on a wire rack completely before filling and sandwiching.

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About lemon cream filled sandwich cookies

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

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