Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling


User Avatar
Member since 2006
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe


Ingredients You'll Need

2 3/4 C flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 C butter
1 1/3 C sugar
1 large egg
4 tsp. poppy seeds
2 1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. lemon extract

Filling:
8 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1/2 C sugar
3/4 tsp. lemon extract
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract


Directions

Mix flour salt and baking powder.


In a separate large bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy, gradually beat in sugar, then egg and poppy seeds, zest and extracts. Gradually mix in dry ingredients.


Gather dough into a ball and divide in half. Flatten each half into a disc, wrap in plastic and chill for at least an hour.


Preheat oven to 325° F.


Grease two large baking sheets or line them with parchment paper.


On a floured surface, roll out a dough disk to 1/8 inch thickness.


Use a 2-3 inch round cookie cutter (or the bottom of a small glass) to cut out cookies. Arrange on the prepared baking sheets, 1 inch apart.


Gather the scraps and re-roll to make more cookies.


Bake for about 15 minutes, or until cookies are just starting to turn brown.


Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Make filling: Beat all the filling ingredients together until light and fluffy.


Spread about 2 teaspoons of filling on the bottom of one cookie and press another cookie, bottom side down, onto the filling.


Chill until ready to serve.


Try to assemble the cookies as near to the time when you will be eating them as possible. Extended time in the refrigerator will make them lose their crispness.


Questions, Comments & Reviews



More Great Recipes: Cookies | Dessert
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11274 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

450 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51081 Downloads
FREE
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart