Cheesecake Cookies

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Serves: 3 dozen
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

CHEESECAKE COOKIES INGREDIENTS 3
1/2 CUPS ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR 2
TEASPOONS BAKING POWDER 1 TEASPOON
SALT CAMPAIGNICON 2 (8-OUNCE)
PACKAGES CREAM CHEESE, SOFTENED
CAMPAIGNICON RECIPES 2 1/2 STICKS
BUTTER, SOFTENED 1 1/2 CUPS SUGAR 2
LARGE EGGS 2 TEASP

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Carol Junkins Recipe
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Hanson, MA (pop. 28,722)
CarolAJ
Member Since May 2011
Carol's notes for this recipe:
Not my recipe, but wanted to share this yummy one , came from Brambleberry Cottage website . Something special for the Holidays.
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Directions

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Cheesecake Cookies
Ingredients

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
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2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
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2 1/2 sticks butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 cans (20-ounce) cherry pie filling (or your favorite kind.)
Make Simple Fudge-Bottom Candy Crunch Pie
Directions

Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. In another bowl with an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, butter and sugar until smooth and creamy,
about 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until incorporated. Reduce speed to low and add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Refrigerate dough until firm, at least 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat liners. Place graham cracker crumbs in a shallow dish.
Roll the dough into 1 1/2-inch balls, then roll the balls in graham cracker crumbs. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
Using a tablespoon measure, make an indentation in the center of each ball. Place 3 cherries in the dimple. Bake until golden brown around the edges, 12 to 14 minutes.
Cool for five minutes on the sheet and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 45 min (including refrigeration time) Cook Time: 14 min Yield: 3 dozen cookies


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Wouldn't these be great with whole berry homemade cranberry sauce? You betcha!!
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IF YOU WANT TO MAKE THE FUDGE-BOTTOM HERE IS THE RECIPE ~
Fudge-Bottom Candy Crunch Pie
PREP TIME 20 MIN TOTAL TIME 1 HR 20 MIN SERVES 8
Ingredients

2 cups cold milk
2 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
3 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1 OREO Pie Crust
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
2 milk chocolate English toffee candy bars (1.4 oz. each), chopped, divided
Directions

BEAT milk and pudding mixes with whisk 2 min. Microwave 2 oz. chocolate on HIGH 1 min. or until melted when stirred. Stir in 1 cup pudding; pour into crust.
ADD half the COOL WHIP and all but 3 Tbsp. candy to remaining pudding. Spoon over layer in crust.
TOP with remaining COOL WHIP and candy. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over pie. Refrigerate 1 hour.
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user Toni T Toni6921 - Dec 6, 2013
Carol, I really love your recipe. I have some blueberry and cherry pie filling that I need to use. Thanks so much for sharing.
user Martha Price Karenella - Dec 6, 2013
Carol, these sound great - and I usually don't care for sweets too much unless they are chocolate! But these sound really good - thanks for posting!
user Carol Junkins CarolAJ - Dec 6, 2013
Thanks Toni ~ really debated weather to post or not ~ but something told me to go ahead and do it ~ must of got vibes from you at that point ! Sometimes we do things for a reason and don't realize it.
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Dec 6, 2013
This is really a neat recipe Carol (all except for the blueberries), I can just use the Cherry!!

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