Creme De Menthe Cheese Cake Cookies – Printable Recipe

These would make a great holiday gift idea in a simple tin and colorful ribbon.

Recipe from Taste of Home

Just five ingredients, and so easy to vary.

Stir in your favorite baking chips and alter

the decorations to suit any holiday. See why they’re the best?

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/3 cups Andes creme de menthe baking chips
  • Green candy coating disks and sprinkles, optional

Directions

  • Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for 5 minutes to soften. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add egg and cookie dough; beat until combined. Add baking chips and mix well. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • If decoration is desired, melt candy coating in a microwave. Transfer melted coating to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in the corner. Pipe designs onto cookies and decorate with sprinkles. Yield: 4 dozen.To Make Ahead: Bake and cool cookies as directed. Freeze for up to 1 month. Several hours before serving, proceed with finishing cookies as directed.
Cream De Menthe Cheese Cake Cookies
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Creme De Menthe Cheese Cake Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough 16-1/2 ounces
  • 1 package cream cheese 8 ounces, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/3 cups Andes creme de menthe baking chips
  • Green candy coating disks and sprinkles optional
Instructions
  1. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for 5 minutes to soften. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add egg and cookie dough; beat until combined. Add baking chips and mix well. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 350° for 9-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. If decoration is desired, melt candy coating in a microwave. Transfer melted coating to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in the corner. Pipe designs onto cookies and decorate with sprinkles. Yield: 4 dozen.To Make Ahead: Bake and cool cookies as directed. Freeze for up to 1 month. Several hours before serving, proceed with finishing cookies as directed.

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