Cream Cheese Cookies With Jam Filling

Cream Cheese Cookies With Jam Filling

These jam-filled cream cheese crescent cookies are fabulous holiday cookies. We used seedless raspberry jam in the cookies pictured.
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  • Serves: 36 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt. With pastry blender or 2 forks, cut in cream cheese and butter. Continue blending ingredients until mixture resembles meal.
  3. Step 3

    With a fork, stir in sour cream until pastry just holds together.
  4. Step 4

    Form pastry into a ball; wrap with waxed paper and refrigerate for an hour.
  5. Step 5

    Preheat oven to 325 F.
  6. Step 6

    Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Step 7

    Divide dough into quarters. Keep the remaining dough refrigerated while you work with 1 portion at a time.
  8. Step 8

    On a floured surface roll dough portion into a 10-inch square. With large 3-inch round cookie cutters, cut out rounds. Place about 1/2 teaspoon of your choice of preserves on the center of each round. Moisten edge of dough with a little water; fold the dough over preserves, to make filled crescent cookies.
  9. Step 9

    With a fork dipped in flour, press edges to seal.
  10. Step 10

    Use a fork to prick top lightly.
  11. Step 11

    Place cookies on greased baking sheets and repeat with the remaining portions of dough.
  12. Step 12

    Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  13. Step 13

    Remove cookies to racks to cool.
  14. Step 14