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Strawberry Cream Cookies

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Ingredients

1 cup butter (2 sticks)
1 cup sugar
1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 egg yolk
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Strawberry jam (10-ounce jar)

Instructions

All ingredients must be at room temperature. Cream together butter, sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl. Add vanilla and egg yolk and mix. Add flour and mix until combined. Chill dough for 1-2 hours. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Using a floured thimble or thumb, press hole in center of each cookie. Fill with 1/4 teaspoon jam. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10-12 mintues. Dough must chilled 1-2 hours or overnight.

Julie Dobbeleare-Castens
Moline



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