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Two crisp on the edges, soft in the middle Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies meld dark chocolate chips with walnuts, sweet dollops of cream cheese and love.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies

Decadent chocolate chip cookies with surprising pillows of cream cheese will be your favorite new holiday sweet treat I assure.
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine African American, American
Servings 21 cookies

Equipment

  • 1 Large bowl
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Whisk
  • Large Wooden Spoon or Mixing Spatula
  • Paring Knife
  • Small Ice Cream Scoop (optional)
  • 13x18 Cookie Sheet
  • Parchment Paper or Silicone Baking Mat (optional)

Ingredients
  

  • cup Organic Flour
  • cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips I used Guittard 85% Semisweet Dark Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1 stick Salted Butter, room temperature
  • cup Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1 cup Organic Walnuts
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 2 tsp Organic Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder Non GMO
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tbsp Organic Vanilla Extract

Cream Cheese Pillows

  • ½ cup Organic Cream Cheese
  • ¼ cup Organic Cane Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Organic Vanilla
  • 2 dashes Redmond's Real Salt

Instructions
 

  • Prepare cream cheese pillows.
  • Using a ¼ tsp, scoop the cream mixture onto a plate lined with parchment or wax paper. Place into the freezer for 1 hour.
  • Whisk together dry ingredients.
  • Cream butter with sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla.
  • Chill dough for at least 1 hour.
  • Place parchment paper or silicone pad on top of cookie sheet.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or tablespoon, form dough into one inch balls. Place onto the parchment paper 1½ inches apart.
  • Bake for 8 minutes.
  • Rotate the cookie sheet and bake for 8 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven, allow to cool at least 5 minutes and serve.
  • Makes 16 to 24 cookies.
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