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Cheesecake Cookies

These Cheesecake Cookies taste exactly like cheesecake, but in handheld form. Egg-free and so simple to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 -28
Author: Jay DeMay


  • 8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs divided
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves or preserves of choice
  • 1/2 cup additional flour


  • Preheat oven to 350° and line a sheet tray with parchment paper
  • Cream butter and cream cheese together until fully mixed.
  • Add in sugar and vanilla, stir to combine.
  • Stir in flour and 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs. Mix well.
  • If using the preserves, stir them and the additional flour in until well combined.
  • Scoop into balls and roll in remaining cracker crumbs.
  • Place on tray and bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • If desired, press down cookies slightly when still warm.
  • Once cooled, place in fridge and let chill. Best served cold.