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Cream Cheese Spritz

Amazingly delicious and sweet dessert-bites with cottage cheese, great during the holidays. Add some orange extract instead of lemon, for a more interesting flavor twist.


3 ounces cream cheese
⅓ cup white sugar
1 tsp lemon extract
cup shortening
1 egg yolk
1 cups all-purpose flour
tsp salt


Makes: 36


1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Beat the cream cheese, shortening and sugar until fluffy.

3. Beat in lemon extract and egg yolk.

4. Combine the flour and salt.

5. Slowly, add the flour into the creamed mixture, while mixing.

6. Place the dough in a cookie press.

7. Press cookies onto a baking sheet.

8. Bake for 10 minutes, until lightly golden.

9. Let cool before serving. 

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