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Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Bites

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 48

These light, lemony cheesecake bites with a simple sugar cookie crust come together in a flash. MORE + LESS -

Corey Valley Corey Valley
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
pouch (21 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
3/4
cup lemon curd

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. Spray 48 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cookie mix, softened butter, egg and lemon juice until soft dough forms. For each cookie bite, shape 2 teaspoons dough into ball, and place in mini muffin cup. Push down centers of balls to form little cups.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup of the lemon curd with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Spoon mixture into decorating bag fitted with tip. Fill each cup with a teaspoon of mixture.
  • 4
    Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until cookie edges are turning golden. Cool completely before removing from pan. When cool, top each with 1/4 teaspoon lemon curd.

Expert Tips

  • If you can't find the value size (21 oz) pouch of Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix, use a smaller pouch, following the directions for making dough for drop cookies.
  • If you love these cookies and want another fabulous way to enjoy, swap out the lemon curd and juice for lime!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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