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Lemon Stars with Fresh Berries

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Lemon Stars with Fresh Berries

Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Amount: 16 servings

Ingredients:

1 (16.9 ounce) chub Essential Everyday™ Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Dough
1 (8 ounce) package neufchâtel cheese, softened
½ cup Essential Everyday Powdered Sugar
1 cup Essential Everyday Frozen Light Whipped Topping, thawed
½ cup lemon curd
- fresh blueberries & raspberries
- fresh lemon peel, optional

Directions:

1. Roll dough out to ¼-inch thick. Using a star cookie cutter, cut out 16 cookies; place on a large baking sheets. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 7-8 minutes. Cool on baking sheet 1 minute. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.
2. Place neufchâtel and sugar in a large bowl; using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat until light and fluffy. Add whipped topping and lemon curd; mix until just combined.
3. Spread cookies with cheese mixture. Top with berries. Garnish with lemon peel, if desired.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 cookie
Calories 220
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 240mg
Carbohydrates 26g
Fiber 0g
Protein 2g

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