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Treat your family with these thumbprint cookies filled with lemony goodness!

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
prep:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
60
Yield:
60 servings
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Ingredients

60
Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist
Lemon Cheese Filling:

Directions

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  • Combine all ingredients except egg white, flour, nuts and Lemon Cheese Filling. With mixer, beat until well blended. Beat in flour. Wrap dough in plastic wrap.

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  • Chill at least 1 hour.

  • Shape into 1-inch balls. With mixer, beat egg white lightly. Dip balls in egg white; roll in nuts. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press thumb deep into center of each cookie; fill with Lemon Cheese Filling (recipe below).

  • Bake in preheated 375 degrees oven 10 minutes or until filling is set. Cool slightly; remove from baking sheets. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

  • Lemon Cheese Filling Directions: Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, ReaLemon® and 1 drop of yellow food coloring, if desired, until well blended and smooth.

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 8.4g; fat 6.8g; cholesterol 18.1mg; sodium 41.2mg. Full Nutrition
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