Chocolate Peppermint Cream Cheese Cookies

Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
  • Duration
  • Cook Time
  • Prep Time
  • ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks (1 cup):salted butter
  • 4 oz:cream cheese
  • 2-3/4 cups:sugar
  • 1 large:egg
  • 1 tablespoon:peppermint extract (or to taste)
  • 3-1/2 cups:flour
  • 1 cup:semi sweet chocolate chips (optional)

Preparation

Preparation

  1. In a bowl combine the butter, cream cheese and sugar.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add the egg and extract.
  4. Blend until mixture is light and fluffy, almost like a spreadable frosting consistency.
  5. Slowly add flour, about 1 cup at a time.
  6. The cookie dough will be sticky.
  7. Separate dough into flat rounds; wrap between plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour or in freezer for 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 325.
  9. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  10. Roll dough flat to about 1/4 inch thick.
  11. Cut with your favorite cookies cutter.
  12. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cookies are slightly golden.
  13. Makes about 2 dozen cookies depending on the size.
  14. I like to frost these melted semi sweet chocolate chips.

Be sure to chill the dough well before rolling out.