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Cream Cheese Butter Cookies Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

These cream cheese butter cookies use a little butter for the butter flavor, or you can use butter flavored shortening if you prefer, but the butter flavor won't be quite as good.

Cream Cheese Butter Cookies

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Cream well:

1/4 pound cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 pound butter OR butter flavored shortening, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened concentrated fruit juice

Recipe Directions

Add flour mixture to creamed mixture and cut in until it resembles fine crumbs. Knead well.

Shape into 2 balls. Wrap in plastic wrap.

Chill 2 hours or overnight.

Roll each ball into a circle 1/8-inch thick. Cut it into 8 wedges. Spread each wedge with jam. Roll from wide end.

Place tip end down on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees until lightly browned, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Recipe yields 16 servings Cream Cheese Butter Cookies.

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