Lemon Cream Cheese Star Cookies

Recipe by PainterCook
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 4 dozen




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter, sugar vanilla, and lemon extract in mixer bowl on medium speed until creamy.
  • Add flour, baking soda, lemon peel, until well blended.
  • Chill dough 1 hour or overnight.
  • Roll dough on well-floured surface into about 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into star (or any other) shape with a cookie cutter.
  • Bake on greased cookie sheets for 8-10 minutes, until edges start to slightly brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.
  • Mix the lemon juice and powdered sugar to make a glaze. Assemble all cookies on baking sheets and drizzle glaze on them. Immediately press sliced almonds into glaze.