Lemon Cream Cheese Delights

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Noelle Myers

By
@noellemyers

I love a good lemon cookie. I came up with this after several years of trying to create a good lemony shortbread style cookie. It is now one of our favorites to have around the holidays. They are also good with tea on a cold winter afternoon.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 doz
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 3 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Lemon Cream Cheese Delights

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat 375° F.
  2. Cream together cream cheese, butter and sugar. Add egg, lemon zest and lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Sift Together Baking powder, salt, and flour. Mix into butter mixture. Dough will be very dry. Beat in sour cream. Dough will be stiff still, but moist.
  4. Form Dough into one inch balls. Flatten slightly and place on a parchment lined baking sheet, about one inch apart. Bake at 375° F for 8-10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. To store, place in an airtight container, separating layers with wax paper. Will store for about 3 days on the counter, or freeze for up to 3 months.

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About Lemon Cream Cheese Delights

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #lemon, #Christmas, #cookie




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