Cream Cheese Cookie Cups

Here is a recipe given to me by a friend a little over a year ago. I made them quite a few times last year and this is the first time this year that I’ve pulled the recipe out, but it is quite the yummy one!

Ingredients:

1 (18 oz.) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough

4 oz. cream cheese, softened

2 Tbsp. butter, softened

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 1/4 c. confectioners’ sugar

Directions:

Cut cookie dough in half (save one portion for another use). With floured hands, press about 1 tablespoon of dough onto the bottom and up the sides of 12 ungreased miniature muffin cups. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

*I actually use all of the cookie dough. The cream cheese mixture makes enough for the whole batch of cookies.

Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, reshape the puffed cookie cups. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar.

Spoon into cookie cups. Store in the refrigerator.

Source: allrecipes

Here is Henry during the whole process. Yes, he pulled out ALL of my Ziploc bags and they were scattered on the kitchen floor. Little boys.

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