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Walnut Cheesecake Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl cream together, butter, cream cheese, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon peel and salt until well blended.
2. Now, add powdered sugar gradually, and then flour to make stiff dough.
3. Allow the dough to chill in the refrigerator.

MAKING
4. Using the chilled dough, shape into about 30 small balls about 1 inch in diameter.
5. Onto a greased baking sheet, place the balls at distance from each other.

FINALISING
6. In a preheated oven, bake the cookies at 200 degrees centigrade for about 15 to 20 minutes until set.
7. Allow it to cool on a wire rack.

SERVING
8. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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