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Cream Cheese Cookie Cups Recipe

Cream Cheese Cookie Cups Recipe

Need a quick dessert? Try these yummy cookie bites. For a pretty look, use an icing bag to pipe the filling into the cups, then top each with mini M&M's. —Rachel Blackston, Mauk, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. Cut cookie dough in half (save one portion for another use). With floured hands, press about 1 tablespoon of dough onto the bottom and up the sides of 12 ungreased miniature muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, reshape the puffed cookie cups. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spoon into cookie cups. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 193 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 92 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.