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Cherry Vanilla Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: Gwen Adams

Cherry Vanilla Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies Recipe

Often, spritz cookies are all show, little taste. In contrast, the flavor of these cookies created by blogger Stefani Pollack from Cupcake Project, outshines their edible glitter topping. The centers are dotted with pitted cherries and juice oozes over them during the bake, lending tart fruit essence to these vibrant vanilla treats.

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Yield
3 dozen cookies
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Have on hand an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in the egg yolk and vanilla bean paste or extract.
  4. Whisk flour and salt together in a small bowl, and add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture a little at a time, until just combined. Use the dough to fill a cookie press of your choice.
  5. Press the cookies onto the ungreased baking sheet, and place a frozen cherry in the center of each cookie.
  6. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove from the oven and cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely. For a little extra shine, sprinkle with edible glitter.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 cookie, 18g
  • Servings Per Batch 3 dozen
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 54
  • Calories from Fat 27
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 9mg
  • Sodium 42mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 1g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.