dutch treat cookies

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By Melissa Buchanan-Smith
from Clarkston, MI

A southern favorite passed down on Grandma Katherine's side.

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serves 10 dozen cookies
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dutch treat cookies

  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 2 pkg
    3 ounce each cream cheese softened
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3
  • 1 c
  • 1 can
    8 ounce almond paste, cut into small cubes

How To Make dutch treat cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325.
  • 2
    In a mixing bowl, cream butter and cream cheese. Gradually add the flour. Cover and refrigerate one hour.
  • 3
    Roll into 1 inch balls. Press dough onto bottom and up the sides of mini muffin tin and set aside.
  • 4
    For filling; beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar, mix well. Beat in almond paste. Spoon generous teaspoon full into each cup. Optional- place three sliced almonds atop prior to baking.
  • 5
    Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool 10 minutes. Insides will be oozy gooey creaminess!