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Cream Cheese Dainties

 Cream Cheese Dainties
Cream cheese makes these tender treats just melt in your mouth.—Lynne Stewart, Julian, Pennsylvania
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit or seedless raspberry preserves


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light and
  • fluffy. Gradually add flour to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Divide dough into four portions; cover and refrigerate until easy to
  • handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion of dough at a time
  • into a 10-in. x 7-1/2-in. rectangle. Trim edges if necessary. Cut
  • into 2-1/2-in. squares.
  • Place 1/4 teaspoon spreadable fruit or preserves near each end of two
  • diagonal corners. Moisten the remaining two corners with water; fold
  • over and press lightly.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes
  • or until corners are lightly browned. Cool 2-3 minutes before
  • removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 161 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium,

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Cream Cheese Dainties (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.