Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
 Cream cheese3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Grated lemon rind2 Teaspoon
 Cake flour/1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Minced pecans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1 Tablespoon (C & H)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4377 Calories from Fat 2957

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 344 g529.1%

Saturated Fat 117.9 g589.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 456.4 mg

Sodium 292.7 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 293 g97.7%

Dietary Fiber 55.1 g220.5%

Sugars 28.3 g

Protein 70 g140%

Vitamin A 108.7% Vitamin C 37.4%

Calcium 51.3% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 300°F.
Gradually beat 1 cup powdered sugar into butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
Stir in vanilla, lemon juice, and rind.
Mix in flour, then stir in nuts.
Push off teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.
While hot, coat with powdered sugar.
Cool on rack.