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Lemon Decorator Cookies

  • Prep 0 min
  • Total 2 hr 9 min
  • Servings 5

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

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Large carrots
Additional sugar

Steps

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  • 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.<BR> <BR> Carrot Press:<BR> <BR> 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
25 mg
Potassium
5 mg
Total Carbohydrate
5 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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