Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies
- CKD non-dialysis
1 cup unsalted butter
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup strawberry jam
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350º F. Set butter and cream cheese out to soften.
In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar and baking powder.
In a large bowl combine butter, cream cheese and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
Add dry ingredients to cream cheese mixture and blend well. Form dough into a ball, wrap and chill for 2 hours.
Roll dough to 1/4” thickness on lightly floured surface.
Cut with 1-1/2-inch fluted or round cutter.
Place 2” apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press center of each cookie slightly with your thumb and fill center with 1/4 teaspoon jam.
Bake for 10–12 minutes.
Remove from cookie sheet and place on a wire rack to cool.
Sift powdered sugar over top of cookie, if desired.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 162
- Protein 2 g
- Carbohydrates 15 g
- Fat 11 g
- Cholesterol 32 mg
- Sodium 74 mg
- Potassium 33 mg
- Phosphorus 31 mg
- Calcium 38 mg
- Fiber 0.3 g
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