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    Cream Cheese Cookies

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Tish's Note:

    A delicate, not oversweet cookie

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees F Lightly grease cookie sheets.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl, cream together butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy.
    3. 3
      Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
    4. 4
      Stir in flour until well blended.
    5. 5
      Drop dough by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet (or use a cookie press). If desired, make an indentation in the center with your thumb or other object; fill with preserves, or press candy into center.
    6. 6
      Bake for 15 minutes in preheated oven.
    7. 7
      Cookies should be pale.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 11, 2012

      55

      Made the dough a month ago and popped it in the freezer. Today we thawed it, rolled it out to 1/4", used a 2" round cutter with scalloped edge, and baked for 14 minutes on parchment (turning the pan midway). Yield: 42 cookies.

      My changes: 1) used unsalted butter, so added 3/4 t. kosher salt; 2) increased vanilla to 2 t.; 3) increased flour to 350 g (about 2 3/4 c).

      This is a nice crisp sugar cookie. The dough was easy to work with and held its shape well during baking. My personal preference tends more toward shortbread, so next time I'm going to try cutting back on the sugar a little (175 g instead of 200) and mixing in chopped toasted pecans. Thanks, Tish!

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    • on December 12, 2011

      55

      Second try at Cream Cheese Cookies - first one did not include egg. I had trouble with the first recipe with the cookie not staying together. With this recipe I did not have that problem. I chilled the dough and then took a spoonful and rolled it into a ball and put an indentation in the center and filled with raspberry jam. Baked for 20 minutes and let set a few minutes before taking them off the cookie sheet. These are so pretty and so good! Thanks for the recipe. Will try this same recipe trying to make it gluten free.

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    • on November 10, 2011

      55

      Wonderful recipe, will become a family tradition. I filled with grape jelly (made by my best friend); they taste great and make a nice presentation. Kept their shape without being heavy, should do well with a cookie press too. I made it exactly to recipe and have already been requested to prepare them for a holiday party.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cream Cheese Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (841 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 107.9
     
    Calories from Fat 55
    51%
    Total Fat 6.1 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 20.7 mg
    6%
    Sodium 53.0 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.3 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 5.6 g
    22%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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