Cream Cheese Dainties - Days of Christmas Cookies “Day 6”

It isn’t a cookie but the Cream cheese makes these tender treats just melt in your mouth.



Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Bake: 15 min. /batch



  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit or seedless raspberry preserves



In a large bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light and

fluffy. Gradually add flour to the creamed mixture and mix well.

Divide dough into four portions; cover and refrigerate until easy to



On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion of dough at a time

into a 10-in. x 7-1/2-in. rectangle. Trim edges if necessary. Cut

into 2-1/2-in. squares.


Place 1/4 teaspoon spreadable fruit, jam or preserves near each end of two

diagonal corners. Moisten the remaining two corners with water; fold

over and press lightly.


Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes

or until corners are lightly browned. Cool 2-3 minutes before

removing to wire racks to cool.


Yield: 4 dozen.

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