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Lemon Delights


"Treat your family with these thumbprint cookies filled with lemony goodness!"
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1 h 30 m servings 98 cals
Original recipe yields 60 servings

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  1. 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.
  2. Chill at least 1 hour.
  3. 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).
  4. Bake in preheated 375 degrees oven 10 minutes or until filling is set. Cool slightly; remove from baking sheets. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
  5. Lemon Cheese Filling Directions: Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, ReaLemon(R) and 1 drop of yellow food coloring, if desired, until well blended and smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 98 calories; 6.8 g fat; 8.4 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 41 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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