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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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