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Lemon Cheese Logs

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 12m

Ingredients

  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 c pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Combine sugar, butter, and cream cheese. Cream until light fluffy.
  2. Add egg yolk, beating well.
  3. Stir in flour, nuts, salt, and lemon zest. Mix well.
  4. Cover and chill 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  5. Shape dough into 2-inch logs.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheets and press slightly with a fork.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes.
  8. Dip end of cooled cookie in melted chocolate and let set before serving.