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Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe

Strawberry Cream Cookies Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Strawberry Cream Cookies

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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"

seriousalibi User ID: 5773756 15207
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

"I didn't even get to try these, honestly! They were devoured! Didn't have butter, so I used margarine, and had trouble getting the dough to stop crumbling."

devandmic User ID: 5745713 41471
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2011

"I always try out new cookie recipes every December. This one is now a family favorite. I made over 6 batches in December."

sparkles033103 User ID: 1186073 20865
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

"Yum, yum and YUM! These were easy to make and turned out great. Next time I will try other jam flavors too. The dough is super yummy - I think it would be great just to mix in nuts or chopped cranberries and skip the jam part. Could be very versatile!"

KJ1 User ID: 1778245 46356
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"That does sound like a lot of vanilla, but I still can't wait to try them!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 1103204 47626
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2010

"3 tsp. vanilla seems like a lot. Is this amt. correct?"

sgates20 User ID: 3414587 17573
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2009

"Loved these cookies! They were part of my Christmas baking this year and everyone loved them. Very easy to make!"

eicartleehr User ID: 1221317 19239
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"Yummy!! I used raspberry jam and they were great -- got lots of compliments from my cookie exchange. I rolled the dough in granulated sugar before I put the jam in. It made them sparkly and extra yummy!"

Ann_Marie_PA User ID: 220367 42955
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"What a nice cookie. Love the strawberry jam. Would like to try the other flavors. Very good! Thank you!"

MaryT5 User ID: 845679 17572
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2009

"Our new favorite Christmas cookie."

linsvin User ID: 1584655 41463
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"Excellent Christmas cookie. Easy assembly, simple and delicious. Makes alot. I also added different fruit centers. Looks stunning on a platter."

lori1024 User ID: 2650395 42953
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2009

"These have become one of my favorite Christmas cookies. They are easy to make, look lovely on the tray and are delicious. They also freeze well."

cookiehatch User ID: 1445524 19238
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2008

"These are delicious! I used different jellies - black raspberry seedless jelly, red plum jam, peach jelly. They all tasted great, and they are pretty, too."

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