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Real Recipes for All Kinds of Cheese Cookies

Cheese Cookies
Ingredients (1 serving)
1/4 lb Butter
1/4 lb Margarine
2 c Plain flour
1/2 lb Sharp cheese, grated
1/2 ts Salt
2 c Rice Krispies
Instructions Mix thoroughly; form into small balls. Place on greased cookie sheet, mash flat with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Cheesecake Cookies (16 servings)
5 tb Butter, softened
1 c Flour
1 pk 8 oz cream cheese, softened
2 tb Milk
1/2 ts Vanilla
1/3 c Brown sugar, packed
1/2 c Sugar
1 ea Egg
1 tb Lemon juice
Instructions Heat over to 350. In a medium bowl blend thoroughly butter, brown sugar and flour with a fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Put 1 cup of the mixture aside for topping. Press remaining mixture into an 8x8x2 inch baking dish; bake for 15 minutes. In another bowl combine sugar and cream cheese, mixing until smooth. Thoroughly beat in egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Spread over the baked crust and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture. Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool, then chill for at least 1 hour. Cut into 16 squares; serve.

Cream Cheese Cookies
Preheat oven to 350.
2 pkgs. refrigerator chocolate chip cookies
2- 8oz. pkgs. cream cheese
2 t. vanilla 2 eggs
1/2 c. sugar
Soften cream cheese. Cut 1 roll of cookies into 1/8 inch slices. Place in bottom of 9x9 pan. Pinch together. In a small bowl blend cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Blend in remaining ingredients. Pour over cookie dough in pan. Slice second row of cookies. Place in rows over cream cheese. Bake 35-40 mn. at 350.


Ricotta Cheese Cookies II

Delicate Italian ricotta cookies with an almond flavored glaze.

Ingredients:
1/2 pound butter or margarine
1 3/4 cups white sugar
2 eggs
15 ounces ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
5 tablespoons milk
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
nonpareil sprinkles

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Blend the butter, sugar, eggs, ricotta cheese and vanilla together until creamy.

3. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Blend flour mixture into the
creamed mixture (you may need to add a little more flour to make the dough
workable but don't add too much or the cookies won't taste right). Scoop up
about a teaspoon of dough and roll it into a ball. Place onto an ungreased
cookie sheet. Repeat until all the batter is used.

4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes. Spoon icing over
warm cookies and top with nonpareil sprinkles.

5. To Make Almond Icing: Mix together the milk, confectioners' sugar and almond
extract until smooth. Use immediately to spoon over warm cookies. Variation:
use anise extract in place of the almond extract.

Apple Cheddar Cheese Cookies

Ingredients (6 servings)

1/2 c Butter
1/2 c Sugar
1 ea Egg; Lg
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/2 c Unbleached Flour
1/2 ts Baking Soda
1/2 ts Cinnamon; Ground
1/2 ts Salt
6 oz Cheddar; Sharp, Shredded
1 1/2 c Apples; Cored,Peeled,Chopped
1/4 c Nuts; Chopped

Instructions
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then stir in the egg and vanilla. Add the combined dry ingredients, blending well. Stir in the cheese, apples and nuts. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees F. for 15 minutes. Remove from the cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack or plate.

Cottage Cheese Cookies - To make 48
9 tpsp. butter or lard, softened 120 ml.
1 1/2 cups sugar 375 ml.
2 eggs, lightly beaten 2
2 1/2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 37 ml.
2 tsp. grated lemon peel 10 ml.
1 cup cottage cheese 1/4 liter
2 cups flour 1/2 liter
1 tsp. baking powder 5 ml.
1 tsp. salt 5 ml.

Instructions:
Cream the butter with the sugar until fluffy. Beat in the eggs, lemon
juice and lemon peel. Press the cottage cheese through a sieve and add
it to the batter, beating well. Sift the dry ingredients together, add
them to the batter and mix thoroughly. Drop the batter by the
teaspoonful onto buttered baking sheets - spacing the mounds well apart.
Bake in a preheated 400 F. (200 C.) oven for about 15 minutes, or until
the cookies are lightly browned.

CHEESE BONE DOG COOKIES
Categories: Pets Yield: 12 cookies
2 c Unsifted all-purpose flour
1 1/4 c Shredded cheddar cheese
2 cl Garlic, finely chopped
1/2 c Vegetable oil
4 1/2 tb Water (up to 5 tbs.)

1. Preheat oven to hot (400 degrees) 2. Make a cardboard pattern of a dog bone, 4 inches long or use a dog-bone cookie cutter. 3. Combine flour, cheese, garlic and vegetable oil in container of food processor. Cover, whirl until mixture is consistency of coarse meal. With machine running, slowly add water until mixture forms a ball. 4. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll out each piece to 1/2" thickness. Cut out bones. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheet. Do not reroll scraps. 5. Bake in preheated hot oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned. Carefully transfer bones to wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate in airtight container.

 

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