Celebrate the season with delicious flavor, and check out this Fruit 'n Nut Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe. Chock-full of dates, walnuts and candied cherries, this delectable Fruit 'n Nut Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe is sure to become a holiday tradition.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped dates
3/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
1/2 cup candied cherry halves
48 PLANTERS Walnut Halves
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 375°F. Beat cream cheese, butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add egg; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to cream cheese mixture, beating until well blended after each addition. Stir in dates, chopped walnuts and cherries.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets. Top each with a walnut half.
Bake 9 to 11 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets to wire racks. Cool completely.
With their built-in portion control, these cookies make a great holiday treat!
How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
About 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.