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Patriotic Cream Cheese Cookies - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Cream Cheese Cookies with Patriotic Sprinkles
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
16 mins
chill time
30 mins
Total Time
26 mins

Cream Cheese Cookies are light, tender and delicious. With only a handful of ingredients, you can adapt these cookies to fit any number of holidays!

Course: Dessert, Dessert - Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese cookies, cream cheese cookies with patriotic sprinkles
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 133 kcal
  • sticks butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sprinkles, your choice of colors
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  1. In a large bowl with a hand mixer or the bowl of a stand mixer, blend the butter, cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, flour, salt, and vanilla to form a stiff dough.
  2. Add the sprinkles and blend until well distributed throughout the dough.
  3. Add the graham cracker crumbs into an oblong, shallow dish.
  4. Form the dough into two long logs approximately 2" in circumference.

  5. Roll each log into the graham cracker crumbs to coat and wrap each log with plastic wrap.
  6. Place the logs into the freezer for at least 30 minutes.

  7. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350-degrees.

  8. Unwrap the logs and slice into 1/4" slices.
  9. Place the slices onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  10. Bake in a preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, rotating halfway through the baking process.
  11. Cool completely and serve.
Recipe Notes

The dough can be made in advance and kept well wrapped in the freezer for 2 months before slicing and baking.

Tools and equipment;

large bowl, hand mixer or stand mixer, plastic wrap, shallow dish or plate, measuring cups, measuring spoons, baking sheets, parchment paper (optional), serrated knife for slicing cookies.

Nutrition Facts
Cream Cheese Cookies with Patriotic Sprinkles
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 133 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 93mg4%
Potassium 22mg1%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.