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Cream Cheese Drop Cookies

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Cream cheese drop cookies with vanilla, coconut, and candied cherries.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut*
  • pecan halves or halved candied cherries

Preparation:

Cream together the butter, cream cheese, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Add egg and milk; beat well. Stir in the flour and toasted coconut. Drop cookie batter from teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet then press a pecan half or cherry half into the top of each. Bake at 325° for 18 to 20 minutes. Remove cookies to a rack to cool.
Makes about 5 dozen cream cheese cookies.

*To toast coconut in the oven, spread coconut on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake at 325°, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes.

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