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Cheesecake Cookies

I love cheesecake and I don’t discriminate.

Red velvet cheesecake, Japanese cotton cheesecake, cheesecake truffles, pumpkin pie cheesecake, mango cheesecake…I love it all.

Today, I’m bringing you all the flavor of cheesecake without all the muss and fuss.  I introduce the cheesecake cookie.


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Cheesecake Cookies
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Serves: 1-2 Dozen
  • 1 c unbleached flour
  • ¼ ts baking powder
  • Pinch of fine salt
  • 5 oz room temperature cream cheese
  • 6 tb room temperature butter
  • ⅓ c brown sugar
  • ⅓ c granulated sugar
  • 1 room temperature egg
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 ts vanilla extract
  • Optional: chocolate chips/melted chocolate*
  1. In the first bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In the second bowl, break up the cream cheese and butter and cream it together with the sugars for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Blend in the egg.
  4. Add the zest and vanilla.
  5. Combine the first and second bowl carefully in 2-3 separate additions. Be mindful not to over mix.
  6. If time allows, chill the dough for 20-30 minutes.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
*You could also do a berry cheesecake version by subbing out the chocolate with freeze dried berries.


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