Chewy Cheesecake Cookies



This is my own version of a recipe that my mom used when I was a child. She cooked many, many batches that were very similar…but different. I also choose to roll mine in sugar to give them a much more “finished” look than a regular drop cookie. Either way- these are so simple but so yummy! I also keep some of the dough frozen in a log to use at a later date…perfect to have over the upcoming holidays for unexpected guests, or an easy prepare ahead cookie!

Chewy Cheesecake Cookies
10 Tbsp. Butter, room temperature
1 8oz. block cream cheese, room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup colored sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter, cream cheese, and sugar. Add vanilla. Add flour. Roll in one inch balls or use medium cookie scoop. Drop and roll in sugar. Place on cookie sheet and GENTLY press with fork so they slightly flatten. Bake for approx. 10 min. or until edges are slightly golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool on pan 1 min. Transfer to cooling rack to let cool. Enjoy!

Advertisements

One thought on “Chewy Cheesecake Cookies

  1. Pingback: Christmas Baking Prep « Living, Laughing, Loving

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s