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Cream Cheese Cookies

These easy Cream Cheese Cookies are soft, delicate cookies made with a blend of shortening and cream cheese for perfectly tender cookies every time.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword classic cookies, cookie press recipe, cream cheese cookies, easy cookie recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 60
Calories 67kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place shortening in the bowl of your mixer and whisk on high until it is fluffy.
  • Gradually add the cream cheese and sugar continuing to mix until smooth.
  • Beat in egg yolk, vanilla and sifted flour.
  • Place the cookie dough in a cookie press or drop by teaspoon on a greased cookie sheet. Optional: Add sprinkles.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges just begin to brown.
  • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes and then transfer them to a cooling rack until fully cooled.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.3mg