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Cream Cheese Cookies


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  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 small package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • wheat cereal flakes, crushed
  • pecan halves


Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream sugar, butter, cream cheese, and flavorings. Stir in flour mixture. Chill dough. Form chilled dough into walnut-sized balls. Roll each ball in the crushed wheat flakes; place on ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Top each cookie with pecan. Bake at 350° for about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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