Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies Recipe

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies Recipe

How To Make Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

Upgrade your buttery spritz cookies with the addition of cream cheese in this lovely recipe. Add some sprinkles and you’ve got a nice holiday cookie.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupbuttersoftened
  • 3ozcream cheesesoftened
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1egg yolk
  • ¾tspvanilla extract
  • cupsall purpose flour
  • green food coloringoptional
  • 10ozwhite candy meltsand/or dark chocolate candy melts
  • assorted holiday sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a non-stick baking mat.

  2. Place the butter, cream cheese, and sugar in the bowl of a mixer. Beat for about 3 minutes or until smooth.

  3. Add the egg yolk and vanilla; beat until combined.

  4. Add the flour and mix until just blended.

  5. Divide the dough in half. Color half the dough green if desired.

  6. Shape ¼ of the dough into a log and place into the barrel of the cookie press.

  7. Spritz the cookies directly onto the baking sheet, about 1 inch apart.

  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set and light golden brown on the edges.

  9. Cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack. Repeat the process with the remaining dough.

  10. After all cookies have cooled, place the dark and white candy melts into two bowls.

  11. Microwave one bowl at a time in 30-second increments until melted, stir until smooth.

  12. Dip the cookies halfway into the chocolate and decorate with sprinkles.

  13. Let dry completely, then serve, or store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

 

If the dipping chocolate starts to harden, simply microwave for a few seconds to re-melt.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 81.47kcal
  • Fat: 4.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.81g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 5.72g
  • Protein: 0.82g
  • Cholesterol: 11.20mg
  • Sodium: 5.87mg
  • Calcium: 4.54mg
  • Potassium: 24.07mg
  • Iron: 0.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.47µg
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