Apple Cream Pennies

READY IN: 26mins
Recipe by RecipeNut

These cookies are delicious! I make them quite often at my house. Using spiced Apple butter gives them more flavor.

Top Review by a_happy_goddess

I used to make these all the time as a kid. I love this recipe and have been looking everywhere for it! These are the most delicious cookies, and everyone who tries them absolutely loves them! Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300° F degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, soda and salt.
  3. Mix well with a wire whisk.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Blend sugars in a large bowl using an electric mixer set at medium speed.
  6. Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  7. Add eggs and vanilla, and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  8. Add the flour mixture and blend at low speed until just combined.
  9. Do not overmix.
  10. Shape dough into marble-sized balls.
  11. Place balls on ungreased baking sheets, 1 inch apart.
  12. Bake 10-11 minutes.
  13. Do not brown.
  14. Transfer cookies to a cool flat surface with a spatula.
  15. TO PREPARE THE FILLING: Blend cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl.
  16. with an electric mixer on medium until fluffy.
  17. Add apple butter and beat until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  18. With a small knife spread 1 teaspoonful of apple cream on the bottom half of each cooled cookie.
  19. Top with another cookie to create a sandwich.
  20. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.

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