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Lemon-Glazed Cream Cheese Cookies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 36

You won’t believe these tender lemon cookies are made with sugar cookie dough. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
3
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Let dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. Line large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add cream cheese, flour and 2 teaspoons of the lemon peel; stir with spoon or hands until well blended. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Frost cookies; sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Omit frosting, and roll warm cookies in powdered sugar.

Substitute grated lime peel for the lemon peel, and fresh lime juice for the lemon juice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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