Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This cookie has some Christmas spice to it. I think it would be great with a nice cup of tea! Watch out, they are addicting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and cinnamon.
  3. Cream together cream cheese and butter.
  4. Add vanilla and mix well.
  5. Add in sugar, then flour mixture.
  6. Roll cookies into a ball and place on GREASED cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges become golden brown.
  8. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

This is a tasty little cookie! They are a little on the sticky side when rolling. I used a 1 Tbsp sized cookie scoop which helped and got a full 5 dozen cookies. I found I had to let them sit on the cookie sheet for a couple minutes before removing to the bakers rack to cool or they'd break apart easily. Didn't at all if left awhile.

Debi April 28, 2008

Yum! These little guys are tasty. I was a little concerned b/c I only had fat free cream cheese on hand, but that doesn't appear to have hurt a thing! Given that I had to make that change I decided to health 'em up a bit and also used Smart Balance. They turned out great, and you are absolutely right they would be divine with coffee or tea. Thanks so much for posting--I will definitely pull this recipe out at Christmas if not before! Made for PAC Spring 08.

smellyvegetarian April 18, 2008

I found the cookies a little too messy to roll in balls so I put the cookie dough in a plastic bag with a small corner cut off. I squeezed the cookie dough in little blobs on the cookie sheet. They spread out perfectly as they baked. The cookies were a perfect combination of crisp, crunchy on the edges and chewy in the middle. I found the recipe as written a little bland so I added a little more spices. Hubby & son, on the other hand liked the earlier batches before I added more spices. Made for PAC, Spring 2008

QueenBee49444 April 26, 2008

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