Cream Cheese Spritz

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This recipe was given to me many years ago. Try using orange extract for a flavor twist.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together shortening, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk, and lemon extract. Combine flour and salt; gradually mix into the creamed mixture in three additions, mixing well after each. Load dough into a cookie press, and press cookies onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

61 Calories
4g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 9mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.