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Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Cups

These Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Cups are the perfect pairing of fruity cheesecake and chewy sugar cookies.

Servings 18

INGREDIENTS
Cookie Cups:
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Strawberry Cheesecake Filling:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream cold
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup strawberry puree *
  • pink or red color gel optional

INSTRUCTIONS
Cookie Cups:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and spray 2 regular sized muffin tins with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt, set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar on med-high until pale and fluffy (approx. 2-3mins). Reduce speed and add eggs (one at a time), and vanilla. Beat until combined.
  4. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  5. Using a large cookie scoop (3 Tbsp), scoop dough into muffin tins, press down to flatten slightly.
  6. Bake for 10-12 mins or until lightly browned and mostly set.
  7. Remove from oven and immediately use a small jar or container to press firmly down in the center to create a well. Cool in pans for 10 mins, then place on wire rack to cool completely.

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