Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites

These cream cheese centered mini-bites are our new favorite holiday goodie.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12
Recipe by Diane Schmidt
November 28, 2011
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated gingerbread cookies
1
cup powdered sugar
2
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place miniature paper baking cup in each of 24 mini muffin cups.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape 2 teaspoons dough into ball; place 1 ball in each muffin cup; press thumb into center of each to make indentation.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat powdered sugar and cream cheese with spoon until smooth; stir in vanilla until blended. In pint-size resealable food-storage plastic bag, place cream cheese filling. Cut small opening diagonally across bottom corner of bag. Pipe about 1 teaspoon filling into each indentation.
  • 4 Bake 9 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cookie (not filling) comes out almost clean. Cool completely before removing from muffin cups. Store in airtight container, refrigerating any remaining cookies after 24 hours.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place miniature paper baking cup in each of 24 mini muffin cups.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape 2 teaspoons dough into ball; place 1 ball in each muffin cup; press thumb into center of each to make indentation.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat powdered sugar and cream cheese with spoon until smooth; stir in vanilla until blended. In pint-size resealable food-storage plastic bag, place cream cheese filling. Cut small opening diagonally across bottom corner of bag. Pipe about 1 teaspoon filling into each indentation.
  • 4 Bake 9 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cookie (not filling) comes out almost clean. Cool completely before removing from muffin cups. Store in airtight container, refrigerating any remaining cookies after 24 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For best results, don't overfill dough with filling, as cookies will rise during baking

To help prevent filling from cracking, be sure cool cookies completely before removing from muffin cups.

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