cream cheese cookies

★★★★★ 3
By Maven Argyle
from Glen Dale, WV

Love these... I remember having them when I was a child.

★★★★★ 3
serves 36

Ingredients For cream cheese cookies

  • 1/2
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make cream cheese cookies

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375. Cream shortening, cream cheese and milk in medium bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  • 2
    Beat in sugar and vanilla.
  • 3
    Mix in flour.
  • 4
    Stir in nuts.
  • 5
    Drop level measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
  • 6
    Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove to cooling rack.
  • 8
    Lemon or Orange Variation: Add 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or orange peel to dough.

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