Apple Cream Pennies

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is such a delicious little cookie. This recipe makes a lot. They make a wonderful addition to your Christmas cookie tray. You won't be disappointed in these little treats. There are never any left. Everyone raves over these.

I originally found this recipe in my Yankee magazine.

Enjoy!!


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Serves:

65 - 70 - 1 inch cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
butter, sofrened
2 large
eggs
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

FILLING

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
apple butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix flour, baking soda, and salt.

In a separate large bowl, blend brown sugar, sugar, and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed, scraping down the sides of the bowl. Add eggs and vanilla, then beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.


Add the flour mixture and blend at low speed until just combined. Do not over mix.
2
Shape dough into marble-size balls. Place balls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart. Bake 10 to 11 minutes at 300 degrees , but do not let them brown. Transfer cookies to a cool, flat surface.
3
Filling:


Blend cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until fluffy. Add apple butter and beat until smooth and thoroughly combined. Spread 1 teaspoon of filling onto the flat side of a cookie. Top with another cookie to create a sandwich. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #butter, #apple, #Cream, #cookie