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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Cream Cheese Cups Recipe

The cream cheese cups recipe is perfect for parties or when friends drop by. They are easy to make although they look like a professional baker made them. When it comes to taste, these are unbelievably delicious!


Cookie dough:

2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened

2 packages (3-ounces each) cream cheese, softened

2 cups all-purpose flour


3 eggs

1 cup granulated sugar

1 package (8-ounces) almond paste, softened and cut into cubes

Sliced almonds


Large bowl

Medium bowl

Miniature muffin tins


Step 1: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer cream together the butter and cream cheese.

Step 2: Gradually add flour. Mix until just combined.

Step 3: Cover and refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

Step 4: After removing dough from refrigerator, preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 5: Roll dough into 1-inch size balls. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of ungreased miniature muffin tins; set aside.

Step 6: For filling, beat eggs in a medium bowl until light and fluffy.

Step 7: Add granulated sugar; mix well.

Step 8: Beat in almond paste.

Step 9: Spoon a rounded teaspoonful into each cup.

Step 10: Top each cookies with three almond slices.

Step 11: Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned and filling is set. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to cups and transferring them to a cooling surface.

Makes about 3 dozen cups.

For more information on baking procedures and hardware used in this recipe see our Baking Tips section.

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By Griffin Wetzstein

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