5-ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies

2020-04-30 18:47:17


  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup + 3 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 375 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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