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Easy & Delicious Cream Cheese Cookies

Thesecream cheese cookies are so easy to make you might feel like cheating. Additionally,these cookies are irresistibly tasty and also quite healthy.
Servings 20 Cookies
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Refrigeration Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 32 mins

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Butter Room temperature
  • ½ cup Cream Cheese Room temperature
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • Powdered Sugar for garnish

Instructions

  • First off, put butter and cream cheese in a bowl, and using an electric beater cream the butter and cream cheese together.
  • Once well combined, add sugar to the mixture, and using the electric beater on high, keep beating until the sugar dissolves.
  • Next, add the egg, vanilla essence, and salt to the mixture and mix again until well-combined.
  • Place a sieve over the bowl and add flour and baking powder through the sieve into the mixture.
  • Using a spatula fold the flour into the liquid mix and keep mixing until a soft gooey batter is attained.
  • Once the batter is ready, cover the mixture using a cling wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • After an hour, line a baking tray with parchment paper and using an ice cream scoop or a spoon roll 2 tbsp of batter into a ball.
  • Make as many balls as you can from the whole batter and place them on the baking tray approximately 1 inch apart from each other.
  • Save the rest of the batter for a second batch or later.
  • Preheat the oven, you can preheat the oven while you rest the batter for an over.
  • Once heated, place the cookies into the oven and bake 190°C/ 375°F for 10-12 minutes.
  • When done, let them cool completely and then dust them with powder sugar.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy & Delicious Cream Cheese Cookies
Amount per Serving
Calories
149
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
28
mg
9
%
Sodium
 
121
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
50
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
20
g
7
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
232
IU
5
%
Calcium
 
21
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.