Summer time lemon-cream cheese cookies

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sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I happen to love lemon cookies in all forms, but this is one of my favorites of all time. These are great for the summer but also for tea parties or church functions.

Rating:
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Serves:
36
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
16.5 oz pkg refrigerated sugar cookie dough, brought to room temp.
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
flour
3 tsp
lemon zest
1-1/2 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice

How to Make Summer time lemon-cream cheese cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1set oven at 350, lay down parchment paper onto cookie sheets. When dough is pliable, use hands to break the dough up.
  • 2Mix in cream cheese, flour and 2 tsp lemon zest. Shape into 36-1" balls. Place balls on baking sheets. Bake 12-14 mins or until edges are light golden brown. Let cookies cool.
  • 3In medium bowl, stir powdered sugar w/ lemon juice until smooth. Frost cookies. Sprinkle cookies w/remaining lemon zest. Very refreshing cookies!!

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About Summer time lemon-cream cheese cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom