Melt in Your Mouth Cheesecake Cookies
Author: Nikki
These Melt in Your Mouth Cheesecake Cookies are spectacular! They are soft, simple and truly melt in your mouth. These cookies are perfect for any occasion. The cream cheese really transforms the texture of these cookies.
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Powdered Sugar to dust the tops of cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter.
  4. Add sugar and beat again until creamy.
  5. Add eggs, vanilla, and lemon zest and beat again.
  6. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into butter mixture and beat just until the flour is incorporated.
  7. Drop dough by Tablespoon onto prepared cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Allow cookies to set on baking sheet for 2 minutes before removing them onto a cooling rack.
  10. Dust with Powdered sugar.
recipe adapted from Yellow Bliss Road
Recipe by Chef in Training at