Missy's StoryThese cookies are AMAZING. Who does not love snickerdoodles and cream cheese. It is a nice surprise in the center, with a creamy filling. These will not be around for long.
1 1/2 c
butter, room temperature
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2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
cream of tartar
FOR THE FILLING
cream cheese, low-fat, softened
1Make the cream cheese filling by mixing the cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tsp vanilla. I used my hand mixer for this. Cover the cream cheese mixture and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2Cream butter and 1 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and 1 tsp vanilla. Mix until combined. On low speed mix in your flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Set dough to the side. In a small bowl combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon, set that aside as well. Remove the cream cheese mixture from the refrigerator.
3For each cookie you will need 2 flattened balls of dough, 1 Tbsp each. (The flattened disk will be approx 2" in diameter) Place 1 tsp of the cream cheese mixture on top of one of the flattened dough disks. Then place the other flattened dough on top of the cream cheese. Pinch the edges together to seal. Carefully form into a ball and roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
4Place on a plate as you finish making each and refrigerate. Before baking the cookies they should chill for 15 minutes. When the dough is chilled bake on a parchment lined baking sheet 2" apart for 8 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Nov 30, 2011
Oh gosh, Missy, these cookies sound so good! A save for me!
Straw's Kitchen GrandsBest - Nov 30, 2011
Oh these do sound lovely...saved
Ann McCue salsaqueen - Dec 1, 2011
Yum Missy!!! we love snickerdoodles!!!! Adding a cream cheese filling is GENIUS!!!!!! thanks!!!!
Kristin Miller Kk723 - Dec 1, 2011
Yummo! I think I might add these to my Christmas goodies!
Missy Wimpelberg MWimpelberg - Dec 1, 2011
Thank you! These cookies are amazing. I will posting some pictures soon, as I will be making my holiday goodies in the couple of weeks. We love snickerdoodles and cream cheese what a great combo!!!!!