• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 6 people
  • Difficulty Normal
This recipe is best with
Anchor Cream Cheese

Recipe Ingredient

  • 95g butter
  • 90g cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 125g castor sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon rind, chopped
  • Sift:
  • 255g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g cornflakes, crushed


  1. Grease baking trays lightly with corn oil.
  2. Beat butter, cream cheese, sugar and vanilla essence until light and fluffy. Add lemon juice, egg yolk and lemon rind and continue to beat until well combined.
  3. Fold in sifted flour, baking powder and cornflakes; mix.
  4. Shape the mixture into balls and place them on prepared trays, spacing them out well.
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 170°c for 15 - 20 minutes or until golden brown. Leave the cookies on the trays for 1 - 2 minutes before transferring them on to wire racks to cool completely.

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