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Every holiday cookie should include this recipe for Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles!

Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles

Yield: 3 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
The classic cinnamon sugar taste you love in a puffy cookie, not too sweet and just the right amount of tartness from the cream cheese in the dough.


  • Cookies
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Cinnamon Sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon


  • Cream together the butter and cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Slowly add powdered sugar. Mix to combine.
  • Add vanilla and then eggs one at a time.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Incorporate dry ingredients to the cream cheese mixture.
  • Chill covered for at least one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl combine cinnamon and sugar.
  • Roll dough into balls using about 2 heaping teaspoons of dough per cookie. Roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until set. Let cool 5 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.