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Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites

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  • 5 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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These cream cheese centered mini-bites are our new favorite holiday goodie.

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

Steps

  • 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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
169.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Cholesterol
5.2mg
2%
Sodium
229.5mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
30.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
4.1g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
4.20%
4%
Iron
7.20%
7%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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