Cream Cheese Dainties

READY IN: 1hr 32mins
Recipe by Whisper

What makes these cookies different is rolling them in crushed rice cereal. Prep time includes time for dough to chill.

Top Review by jwoman490

I have made these cookies for years. Instead of the "crispy" outside, I roll them in colored sugar and top them with an M&M.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together margarine, cream cheese, sugar and almond extract till light.
  2. Mix together dry ingredients and add to margarine mixture.
  3. Chill 1-2 hours.
  4. Shape into balls.
  5. Roll in cereal and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Top each with a cherry.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes at 350 degrees.
  8. Cool on racks.

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