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cream cheese drop cookies

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Maria Espravnik
Warrensburg, MO

This is the EVERYDAY version of a Holiday Favorite

(3 ratings)
yield 5 dozen
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cream cheese drop cookies

  • 1 c
  • 2 (3oz) pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • pecans, halved
  • candied cherries, halved
  • 1/2 c
    toasted coconut

How To Make cream cheese drop cookies

  • 1
    Cream together the butter, cream cheese, sugar, salt, and vanilla
  • 2
    Add egg and milk; beat well.
  • 3
    Stir in the flour and toasted coconut
  • 4
    Drop cookie batter from teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet then press a pecan half or cherry half into the top of each. Bake at 325° for 18 to 20 minutes. Remove cookies to a rack to cool. Makes about 5 dozen cream cheese cookies.
  • 5
    *To toast coconut in the oven, spread coconut on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake at 325°, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes

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