Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Cookies

1
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

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In 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.
  2. Roll 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.
  3. For 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.

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About Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #Cream #cheese



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