Cream Cheese Drop Cookies

Cream Cheese Drop Cookies Recipe

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Maria Espravnik


This is the EVERYDAY version of a Holiday Favorite

★★★★★ 3 votes
5 dozen
10 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Cream Cheese Drop Cookies


  • 1Cream together the butter, cream cheese, sugar, salt, and vanilla
  • 2Add egg and milk; beat well.
  • 3Stir in the flour and toasted coconut
  • 4Drop 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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About Cream Cheese Drop Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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