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Lemon Citrus Cheesecake Cookies: A Refreshing Treat for Any Occasion

Lemon Citrus Cheesecake Cookies: A Refreshing Treat for Any Occasion

Dive into the zesty world of our Citrus Delight Lemon Cheesecake Cookies, which blend the crunch of a cookie with the creamy, tangy goodness of a lemon cheesecake. These treats feature a buttery base topped with a layer of creamy lemon-infused cheesecake, making each bite a burst of fresh lemon flavor complemented by delicious sweetness.

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Why you will love this recipe: These cookies strike the perfect balance of tart and sweet, with the rich flavor of lemon zest and juice infusing them. The contrast between the crunchy base and the creamy filling provides a satisfying texture. It's an innovative take on classic flavors that lemon lovers will surely enjoy.

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Perfect occasion: Ideal for spring and summer gatherings, garden parties or as a refreshing dessert after a hearty meal. They are also perfect for tea parties or as a sophisticated treat for bridal showers or birthdays.

Decorating Tips: Before serving, sprinkle the cookies with powdered sugar for a simple yet elegant look. For a more colorful presentation, decorate with a small lemon zest or a thin slice of lemon on each cookie.

  • Ingredients:
    • For the base:
      • 150 g of flour
      • 50 g of sugar
      • 125g butter
      • The zest of a lemon
    • For the filling:
      • 125g cream cheese
      • 120 g of sugar
      • 10 g of vanilla sugar
      • 20 g cornstarch
      • 90 ml lemon or lime juice
      • 3 large eggs
  • Instructions:
    1. Preheat the oven to 170°C. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and grease with butter.
    2. For the base, mix the flour, sugar, lemon zest and cold butter cut into cubes in a bowl. Rub together to form a crumbly texture. Press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes.
    3. For the filling, combine the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and eggs using an immersion blender until smooth. Pour onto the cooked base.
    4. Return to the oven and bake for another 30 minutes.
    5. Allow to cool before sprinkling with powdered sugar.

Enjoy your delicious and refreshing lemon cheesecake cookies and citrus delight!

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