Cheesecake Cookies (Re-do)

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Cheesecake Cookies - A creamy, tender and delicious cookie that's a not too sweet but totally addictive dessert!

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered Sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  2. Beat cream cheese and butter together at high speed until fluffy and smooth; 1-2 minutes. Add sugar to the butter mixture and beat until fully incorporated and fluffy; 1-2 minutes. Beat in the eggs and vanilla; 1 minute.
  3. In a separate, medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and stir just until incorporated. Do not over-mix.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets; batter will be sticky.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-11 minutes. Cookies should be light in color, not browned, and just starting to brown on the bottom. *Length of baking time may vary from oven to oven.
  6. Cool cookies on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar or dip in chocolate once cooled.

NOTES

  • The vanilla smooths out the flavor, but for a more tart, cheesey flavor, add a teaspoon of lemon juice or no extracts at all. 
  • Do not overbake. This can cause the cookies to come out more dry and biscuit like. 

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