Cream Cheese Cookies II

These cookies are always a hit with my friends. They are soft and delicious!

Original recipe makes 4 dozen


1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup butter
2 eggs
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together white and brown sugars, butter or margarine, eggs, baking soda, salt, and vanilla. Spoon in flour and mix well. Mix in 1 cup chopped pecans.
  3. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Let cookies cool, then place filling on one cookie and put together like a sandwich.
  4. To Make Filling: Mix together cream cheese, confectioner’s sugar and 1 cup chopped pecans (optional). Spread on cooled cookies.


Calories: 381 kcal
Carbohydrates: 52.7 g
Cholesterol: 48 mg
Fat: 18.1 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Protein: 4 g
Sodium: 240 mg