Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Cookies

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

These cookies are very tender..with a flavor blend of cream cheese, orange, chocolate and almonds..

From "Taste Of Home"

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1 pkg
( 8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
grated orange peel
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
finely chopped blanched almonds

GLAZE

5 oz
semisweet chocolate, chopped
3 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
finely chopped blanched almonds

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and orange peel.

Combine the flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in almonds.
2Roll into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 325 degree for 20 - 25 minutes, or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.
3For glaze:

In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Immediately sprinkle with almonds.

Place on waxed paper till set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #Cream, #cheese