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Strawberry Cream Cookies

These delicate cream cheese cookies look lovely on a tea tray or dessert platter. Feel free to experiment with other jam flavors, such as raspberry, blueberry or apricot. —Glenna Aberle, Sabetha, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    5 dozen

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Add flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • 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 each with about 1/4 teaspoon jam. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 139 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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