Chocolate-Cheesecake Cookies Recipe

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Kristin Matthews Modified: March 23, 2022
Chocolate-Cheesecake Cookies Recipe

How To Make Chocolate-Cheesecake Cookies

Rich buttery chocolate cookies are filled with a smooth cream cheese filling to make these sweet and slightly tangy cheesecake cookies!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill and Cool Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes



For Cookie Dough:

  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • ¾cupwhite sugar
  • ¾cupbrown sugar,packed
  • 2eggs
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • cupcocoa powder
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • ½cuppecans,chopped

For Filling:

  • 8ozcream cheese,(1 package)
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 1egg
  • ½tspvanilla extract


  1. Beat the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar together in a large bowl using an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until creamy.

  2. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda together in a bowl. Add the flour mixture to butter mixture. Fold in the nuts.

  3. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

  4. While the dough is chilling, beat the cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until smooth.

  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  6. Remove the dough from fridge and form about 1 tablespoon dough into a ball; make an indentation and fill with about 1 teaspoon filling.

  7. Place the cookie on an ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.

  8. Bake in the oven for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are golden.

  9. Allow cookies to cool completely for about 20 minutes before removing from the baking sheet.

  10. Serve with tea or coffee, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 149.15kcal
  • Fat: 8.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.63g
  • Fiber: 0.91g
  • Sugar: 10.20g
  • Protein: 2.04g
  • Cholesterol: 33.82mg
  • Sodium: 65.14mg
  • Calcium: 16.33mg
  • Potassium: 56.91mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 71.96µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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