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Cream Cheese Cookie

Cream Cheese Cookies are a delightful sweet treat, favored for their tangy, creamy flavor and tender, crumbly texture. These are typically prepared using a blend of cream cheese and butter, giving the cookies a distinct richness that makes them so beloved. Perfect with a glass of milk or a steaming cup of coffee, cream cheese cookies are suitable for any occasion, be it a casual home snack or a festive dessert. These cookies can be flavored traditionally with a hint of vanilla or be elevated with nuts, fruits, or chocolate chips.
#73
IN COOKIES
388
CAL / 100G
$0.39
AVG / OZ
Cream Cheese Cookie
73%
CARBS
22%
FAT
6%
PROTEIN
Cream Cheese Cookie FAQ
Cream Cheese Cookies are deceptively simple to make, but there are many nuances to keep in mind to achieve the phenomenal taste and crumbly texture they are famous for. Many home bakers tend to use a little too much flour which can dry out the cookies. Others might not chill their dough long enough, which may lead to flat cookies that spread too much upon baking. To get the most out of this recipe, I recommend using high-quality, full-fat cream cheese and unsalted butter. It is also important to properly cream the butter, sugar and cream cheese until they're fluffy and light. This step will enhance the texture of the cookies. Lastly, don't be afraid to experiment with flavors. Adding in things like lemon zest, nuts, or semi-sweet chocolate chips can be an exciting twist. Some little-known hacks are adding a pinch of nutmeg to bring out the creaminess of the cheese or to dust the baked cookies with powdered sugar for a sweet, festive look.
Why are my cookies dry and tough?
What type of cream cheese is best for cookies?
Can I use margarine instead of butter?
Do I have to chill the dough before baking?
Can I flavor these cookies with vanilla extract only?
Why do my cookies spread out so much when baking?
Can I add chocolate chips to my cream cheese cookies?
Can I use pre-whipped cream cheese?
My cookies aren't sweet enough, can I add more sugar?
Why are my cookies not holding their shape?
Health Info
Macros
10g
CARBS
2g
FAT
0g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
VEGETARIAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
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