Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe
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Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe

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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 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, trace 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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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!"

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."

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

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

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

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

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!!"

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