Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies30 Reviews
“These are so nice at Christmas time, they look as pretty as they taste.” - by DeeDee
Original recipe yields 4 dozen (approx.)
- In a large bowl, cream butter and cream cheese. Add sugar and vanilla. With electric mixer at medium speed, beat until light and fluffy. In medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in chopped pecans. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- On four sheets of aluminun foil, shape dough into four 6 inch rolls, 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap each roll tightly in foil and refrigerate over night.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
- Line cookie sheets with foil. Remove rolls of dough from refrigerator one at a time. Coat each roll with red or green sugar crystals; cut dough into 1/4 inch slices. Place on prepared cookie sheets; top each cookie with a pecan half. Bake for 15 - 18 minutes, or until bottom of cookie is lightly browned when lifted. These look so nice for Christmas.
Amount Per Serving (48 total)
- 124 cal
- 7.4 g
- 13.8 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (30)Rate This Recipe
"These cookies are my holiday favorites. I have been baking them at Christmas every year for about ten years now. They have a great flavor and look festive on the cookie tray. Be careful not to overb..." See moreake them - - very lightly browned is perfect for a slightly chewy, cheesecake taste."
"Yummy! Very delicate cheesecakey kind of taste. Just one note - my oven is a bit hotter than most, so the bottoms are a bit black. Starting at 10 minutes, keep y our eye on them to make sure th..." See moreat the cookies don't burn!"
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