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Lemon "Curd" Cookies

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20 servings, 2 cookies each

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine flour and salt. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolks and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Shape dough into 40 (1-inch) balls; place, 4 inches apart, on baking sheets. Press thumb into center of each ball.
  • Bake 13 to 15 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, combine dry pudding mix and dry gelatin mix in medium bowl. Add boiling water; whisk 1 min. Refrigerate 15 min. or until slightly thickened.
  • Spoon pudding mixture into centers of cookies, adding about 1/2 tsp. to each.

Size Wise

Looking for a special treat? Two cookies provides a lot of lemony flavor.

How to Use the Remaining Pudding Mix

Beat remaining pudding mix (from 3.4-oz. pkg.) and 1-1/2 cups cold milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. Refrigerate until ready to serve as a quick dessert.

Special Extra

Place cookie dough on parchment-covered baking sheets to prevent cookies from sticking to pans and to help keep baking sheets clean between batches.

How to Use the Remaining Gelatin Mix

Add 1 cup boiling water to remaining gelatin mix (from 3-oz. pkg.); stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in 2/3 cup cold water. Refrigerate several hours or until firm.


Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.

Best Apples for Baking and Cooking

Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.


  • 20 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 20 servings, 2 cookies each
Calories 160
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Melt In Your Mouth! My husband took one bite and said, "These are DELICIOUS!" I totally agreed. They are light and delicate and melt in your mouth. The lemon curd filling was great...not too sweet and not tart. I doubled the lemon curd recipe using 1 tsp. per cookie instead of 1/2 tsp. I will definitely be making these again.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not what it seems made recipe as written - got 46 cookies (used 1 inch cookie scooper) but only enough curd for 19 cookies. lose a lot of the thumb depression when baking (mine took 13 min). do not spread when baking so 4 inch separation seems excessive. taste is nice though.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Help! How do you make this with sugar free pudding and jello? The cookie part turned out great. Need to find out how to make the curd.
Date published: 2016-12-17
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