5 from 19 votes
Cream Cheese Cookies
Cream Cheese Sprinkle Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
chill dough
1 hr
Total Time
20 mins
 
Cream Cheese Sprinkle Cookies are so easy, super soft, and most of all delicious to eat all year long. Combining simple ingredients of cream cheese, unsalted butter, and white cake mix with vanilla and 1 egg, cover with strawberry cream cheese icing to create the best darn cookie around!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Cream Cheese
Servings: 8
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup of unsalted butter softened
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 container cream cheese icing or homemade
  • 4 strawberries minced
  • colorful sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl add white cake mix, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt, stir to mix all dry ingredients. Mix in 1/2 of the dry ingredients, an egg, and the vanilla into cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  3. Stir in remaining dry ingredients. Roll dough into a ball and cover with plastic wrap, place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  4. Drop by a tablespoon on an ungreased non-stick metal cookie sheet. Bake 10-11 minutes do not brown.
  5. In a small bowl combine room temperature icing and minced strawberries, stirring till strawberries start breaking down and making the icing a pink color. Icing will be a thinner texture, it should not be runny, though.
  6. Once cookies have cooled completely, ice with strawberry cream cheese icing and add the sprinkles.