Cream Cheese Cookies II

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Michelle Strain
Recipe by  Michelle Strain

“These cookies are always a hit with my friends. They are soft and delicious!”

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Original recipe yields 4 dozen



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together white and brown sugars, butter or margarine, eggs, baking soda, salt, and vanilla. Spoon in flour and mix well. Mix in 1 cup chopped pecans.
  3. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Let cookies cool, then place filling on one cookie and put together like a sandwich.
  4. To Make Filling: Mix together cream cheese, confectioner's sugar and 1 cup chopped pecans (optional). Spread on cooled cookies.

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Elisa G.K.

Elisa G.K.

These cookies did not need the cream cheese frosting at all - in fact, I thought it detracted from how good these cookies were. If this recipe were for the cookies alone, I would have given it 5 stars. I would recommend adding the baking soda to the flour before adding it to the mix, and I was slightly scared by how crumbly the mixture was, but with a little heat from my palms, it stuck together and turned out great. As my husband said, they taste like chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips. Thanks!



DELICIOUS!!! I made these as a desert for some company we had over the weekend and they loved them! THe kids loved them, their kids loved them, I got exactly 24 cookies just like the yield suggested. They were fabulous, so soft and chewy. I am making these for Valentines day for my sons class and I am going to use red food coloring in the icing! Will definately keep this recipe, thank you. Oh yea, I used shortening instead of butter. I always get a softer cookie that way.



I love cream cheese so I decided to make these. The taste at first is odd but you get used to it and they actually are quite delicious. My family ate them all in one day!

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Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 381 cal
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs
  • 52.7 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 240 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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