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Two soft Chocolate Chip Cookies laden with walnuts and pillows of sweet cream cheese and crunchy edges, lie on parchemnt paper.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies

Decadent Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies with surprising pillows of sweet, cream cheese will be your favorite new holiday cookie treat, I assure.
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 1 hr 36 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine African American, American
Servings 21


  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Small Mixing Bowl
  • Large Spatula or Wooden Spoon
  • Whisk
  • Large Plate or Platter (must be able to fit into your refrigerator).
  • Cookie Sheet, Large
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Parchment Paper


Cream Cheese Pillows

  • ½ cup Cream Cheese, room temperature I used one with probiotics.
  • ¼ cup Organic Cane Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Organic Vanilla
  • 1 Dash Salt


  • cups Organic Flour
  • cups Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips I used 46% Cacao Chocolate Chips
  • cups Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1 stick Butter, salted
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • ½ cup Organic Walnuts
  • 1 tbsp Organic Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Organic Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder Non-GMO


Cream Cheese Pillows

  • Line a plate with parchment paper, wax paper or plastic wrap.
  • Add all the ingredients together in the small mixing bowl and using the whisk stir thoroughly.
  • Using a ¼ teaspoon, spoon rounded dollops of the cream cheese onto the plate or platter.
  • Place plate into the freezer for 1 hour or until the dollops have hardened.


  • Mix all the remaining ingredients together using a spatula or wooden spoon. Chill the dough mixture in the freezer at least 1 hour for best results.
  • After 45 minutes has lapsed, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper. (DO NOT USE WAX PAPER OR PLASTIC WRAP IN THE OVEN). You can use two cookie sheets if necessary.
  • Using a Tablespoon, place a ball of the dough onto the parchment paper ensuring each cookie has space.
  • Place one or two frozen cream cheese pillow into the center of each cookie.
  • Bake for 8 minutes.
  • Turn the cookie sheet completely around and bake for an additional 8 minutes.
  • Remove cookies from the oven.
  • Allow them to cool before handling them. Serve.
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