Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe


Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggs
  • tsp Salt
  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • Confectioner's Sugar
  • cup Raspberry jam
  • cup unsalted Butter
  • 90 gms Cream cheese
  • Grated peel of a Lemon
  • 2 cups granulated Sugar

Method:

  1. Cream butter, cream cheese, and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Stir in vanilla and lemon peel.
  4. Sieve flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into butter-cream cheese mixture.
  5. Roll dough into a log about 18 inches long. Roll up, and seal ends.
  6. To bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice dough into 3/8-inch-thick rounds and place on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  7. Spoon halff a teaspoon jam in center of each cookie. Bake until firm on top and golden brown on underside (8 to 10 minutes).
  8. Remove from baking sheet to a cooling rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.


Tip: To check if your baking powder is still active, add 1 teaspoon to 1/3 cup of hot water. If it bubbles rises it's men it is still active and will give good baking results.



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