Cream Cheese Gems
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Cream cheese||4 Ounce, softened|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, cream cheese, and sugar until creamy; beat in vanilla and lemon peel.
Gradually add flour, blending thoroughly.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing cookies about 2 inches apart.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for about 12 minutes or until edges are golden.
Transfer to racks and let cool.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2432 Calories from Fat 1154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 131 g202%
Saturated Fat 79.9 g399.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 366.6 mg122.2%
Sodium 379.2 mg15.8%
Total Carbohydrates 301 g100.2%
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.6%
Sugars 204.3 g
Protein 21 g41.3%
Vitamin A 84.9% Vitamin C 5.4%
Calcium 16.3% Iron 35%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet