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Cream Cheese Logs

Moist, chewy, creamy… these Cream Cheese Logs are delicious! Plus, they only need 4 ingredients making them super easy to put together. These cookies will make a great addition to any holiday cookie platter.

black plate full of cream cheese logs

Tips for Making Cream Cheese Logs

Be sure to mix the cream cheese and butter together until it is very smooth. This will make your cookies have the best consistency since the fat will be evenly distributed after the flour is mixed in.

These cookies will not grow much in the oven. This means you can usually get them all on one cookie sheet.

Don’t skip the second roll in powdered sugar. I promise, that second roll, makes all the difference in flavor and appearance! You can even roll them a third time before you add them to your cookie platters.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I store cream cheese logs?

These cookies are best stored in an air tight container once completely cooled and rolled in sugar.

Can I freeze these cookies?

Yes! These cookies can be frozen in an air tight container for up to 3 months. They may need another roll in powdered sugar when ready to serve.

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black plate full of cream cheese logs

Cream Cheese Logs

Yield: 40
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Moist, chewy and creamy these Cream Cheese Logs are delicious! Only 4 ingredients are needed to make these cookies.


  • 12 tbsp butter, softened
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter and cream cheese.
  3. Add flour. Stir or knead until dough forms.
  4. Roll dough into small logs.
  5. Place on baking sheet. Cookies will not spread much so they don't need to spaced far apart.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  7. Cool on sheet pan for a couple minutes then roll in powdered sugar.
  8. Let cool on wire rack.
  9. Once completely cool, roll in powdered sugar a second time.
  10. Serve and enjoy!


Store cookies in an airtight container to extend freshness.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 40 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 84Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 1g

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This recipe was originally posted on December 14, 2018 and was updated on December 20, 2021.

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