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Fruit Cheesecake Sugar Cookie Cups on blue stand
Recipe

Fruit Cheesecake Sugar Cookie Cups

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: About 16 Cookie Cups
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Fruit Cheesecake Sugar Cookie Cups are a fun twist on the classic sugar cookie recipe! Chewy cookies filled with cheesecake & topped with fresh fruit. Yum!


Ingredients

COOKIE CUPS

  • 3/4 cups butter
  • 1 cup Zulka sugar (or regular granulated sugar)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

CHEESECAKE FILLING AND TOPPING

  • 12 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • assortment of chopped fresh fruit

Instructions

1. Coat cupcake pan with non stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cream butter and sugar together for 5-7 minutes, until light and fluffy.
3. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until well combined.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until smooth. Dough will be thick.
5. Makes balls of about 2 tbsp of dough. Press cookie dough in bottom and about 1/3-1/2 way up the sides of each cupcake cup, forming a cup shape.
6. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
7. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to finish cooling. If the centers aren’t cupped enough to add filling, use the end of a wooden spoon or the bottom of a tablespoon to press the center down a bit.
8. Once cookie have cooled, make the cheesecake filling. Blend the cream cheese, vanilla and powdered sugar together until smooth.
9. Pipe or scoop cheesecake filling into cookie cups.
10. Top with assorted fresh fruit.
11. Store in refrigerator.

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