Dutch Treat cookies

Dutch Treat Cookies

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Melissa Buchanan-Smith


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 dozen cookies
30 Min
30 Min


  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 2 pkg
    3 ounce each cream cheese softened
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3
  • 1 c
  • 1 can(s)
    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!

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About Dutch Treat cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern

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