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Fruity Cream Cheese Filling Recipe

This simple recipe is combined with sweet dough to make a pastry I am proud to serve to company.—Jenny Reece, Lowry, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam or preserves of your choice

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth. Use for Braided Coffee Cake or Coffee Cake Ring. Refer to each coffee cake recipe for directions on adding jam. Yield: about 3/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 57 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.