Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe
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Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe

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These cream cheese cookies make a lovely addition to any tea tray. —Glenna Aberle, Sabetha, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Seedless strawberry jam

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 139 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Add flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. Shape dough into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make a 1/2-in.-deep indentation in the center of each ball; fill with about 1/4 teaspoon jam. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Strawberry Cream Cookies in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p58

Sweet White Wine

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

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manga User ID: 4211076 255340
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2016

"Very easy to make and tasty."

lmmanda User ID: 1101093 237409
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"These are great cookies and one if my son's favorites. If I didn't make them every Christmas, I would be in trouble!"

Kcrainstorm User ID: 8033904 21067
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2014

"These are a family favorite. I make them throughout the year and switch fillings. Plum jam, apricot jam, tart cherry and even fig. All delicious and they freeze and ship well."

kbschrieffer User ID: 1532903 46357
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"Made these for a Christmas cookie swap. They're now a favorite that I make year round."

Doeye User ID: 3555196 41475
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"Excellent! Easy prep - and the taste can't be beat. Thanks for sharing."

djd_13 User ID: 3748421 17585
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2012

"One of my top 3 favorite cookies ever both in taste and ease of prep. Put the jelly in a plastic bag snip if the corner and pipe in...makes it so much easier!!"

sjb1070 User ID: 5335202 48327
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"quick and easy to make and tastes great!!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 6045403 41474
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2011

"I ran across this recipe and decided to give it a try. That was two years ago. Everyone loves them and requests the recipe. I have even changed up the type of jelly."

kacylynn User ID: 2810964 42956
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"These cookies taste like a cheesecake tart! Always very popular and make every holiday!"

faye_100 User ID: 800026 21012
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2011

"I am not a huge fan of this type of cookie but my husband loves this recipe. So it is a keeper"

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