Lemon Decorator Cookies

Lemon Decorator Cookies

Light, crispy lemon cookies are perfect for snacking! They’re fun to make, too, using your own creative carrot cookie press.

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cup butter or margarine, softened
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
cup sugar
tablespoon grated lemon peel
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Large carrots
Additional sugar
  1. Mix butter and cream cheese in large bowl. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and the lemon peel. Gradually stir in flour. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Make Carrot Press.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten to about 1/4-inch thickness with Carrot Press dipped in sugar. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

    Carrot Press:

    Cut 1 1/2-inch-diameter carrot into 2-inch lengths. Cut decorative design about 1/8 inch deep in cut end of carrot, using a small, sharp knife, the tip of a vegetable peeler or another small, sharp kitchen tool.
Makes 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Pressing balls of dough with the smooth bottom of a drinking glass can be used to smooth over the cookie pressing process.
Make it easy! Fun cookie presses are available at most stores that carry baking supplies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 10 mg;
  • Sodium 25 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.