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Creamy Lemon Filling


Use this creamy filling when making Lemon Sandwich Cookies.

  • Yield: Makes enough for 3 dozen sandwich cookies

Source: Everyday Food, May 2007


  • 1 package (4 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. In a small bowl, mix cream cheese and zest until smooth. Gradually add 1 cup confectioners' sugar, mixing until smooth. Mix in remaining sugar as necessary to create a firm but spreadable filling.

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