• Prep Time: 20 Mins
  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes
  • Serves: 6

5-Ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies

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Category: Holiday, Kids, Cookies, Cheesecakes, Berries

 Ingredients List

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup raspberry preserves


1. In the body of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy, scraping down the sides as needed.
2. Add the sugar and beat well.
3. Add in flour, a small bit at a time, beating in on low speed, just until incorporated.
4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 45 minutes, and up to 2 hours.
5. 30 minutes prior to baking, preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).
6. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
7. Using a cookie scoop, scoop out 2 tablespoon sized balls of dough, roll them into rounds, and place them on the cookie sheet. Lightly press your thumb in the center of each round. Fill each indentation with a 1/2 teaspoon of jam.
8. Place pan in the oven to bake for 12-13 minutes, or until *just golden at the edges. They will still be very soft when you remove them from the oven - that's a good thing!
9. Cool on the baking sheet for 10 full minutes, then very carefully transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

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