Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

These are good anytime but especially nice on a Christmas goodie tray.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
  3. Add to creamed mixture.
  4. Chill 45 minutes.
  5. Form mixture into balls (teaspoon).
  6. Press thumb in centre of ball and place cherry in depression.
  7. Bake at 350°F on ungreased cookie sheet 12 minutes or until cookies are slightly golden.
Most Helpful

These are good cookies. Not too sweet and have a nice chew to them. I made with maraschino cherries. I just wish they didn't spread so much...Made for Help A Naked Recipe in the Photo Forum.

AZPARZYCH September 13, 2012

These are delicious! I use almond extract and candied cherries, then I rolled the individual dough balls in crushed Wheaties before baking.

stamp December 18, 2009