Lemon-Cheese Pressed Cookies

1 cup butter; softened
3 ounces cream cheese; softened
1 cup sugar
1 single egg
1 teaspoon lemon peel; grated
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder

Cream butter, cheese and sugar until fluffy.  Blend in remaining ingredients. Cover, chill 1 hour.

Heat oven to 375.  Fill cookie press with 1/4 of dough at a time; form desired shapes on ungreased baking sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown on edges.

Source:  Betty Crocker’s Cookbook

Yield: 5 dozen


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