RECIPE

Cream Cheese and Jelly Cookies

Friend of rachaelray.com, Jennifer Dieterie sends us this delish and super easy cookie recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened (Jenn prefers Hotel Bar brand)
  • 1 8 ounce pakcage of cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • Your favorite jelly or jam

Preparation

Blend together softened cream cheese and butter.  Add flour and salt and mix just until smooth and fully incorporated.  Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for a few hours or overnight.

Remove from fridge 15-30 minutes prior to rolling out.  Cut the dough into 4 pieces and roll out one piece at a time on a floured surface until it is about 1/8 of an inch thick.  Cut into square shapes.  Place a small amount of jam in the middle of the square and fold over to make a triangle.  Seal and crimp the edges by pressing down lightly with fork tines dipped in water.

Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and chill in the firdge for 30 minutes.  Meanwhile preheat the oven to 375°F.  Bake for 15-20 minutes.

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