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A white plate filled with strawberry cheesecake cookies.

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

Julie Blanner
A delicious sugar cookie topped with sweet and tart strawberry jam and a cream cheese icing, then baked to create a perfectly delicious strawberry cheesecake cookie.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 36
Calories 196 kcal


  • cups all purpose flour, sifted
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Strawberry Filling

  • ¼ cup strawberry jam


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk flour, salt, baking soda and cream of tartar to combine. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add vanilla and eggs. Mix until just combined.
  • Gradually fold dry mixture into wet mixture. 
  • Scoop or roll dough into 1¼” balls (medium cookie scoop). Drop onto cookie sheet. Create a well into the center of each cookie using your thumb or the back of a measuring spoon.

Make Cream Cheese Filling

  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar.

Fill Cookies

  • Fill with equal parts strawberry jam and cream cheese icing.
  • Bake 8 minutes. Allow to cool 1 minute. Transfer to cooling rack.



  • Don't over mix
  • Use a cookie scoop for consistent size and shape
  • Don't overbake 

    To Store

    • In an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 
    • In the freezer for up to 2 months in an airtight container. Please note that the cream cheese icing may separate and change consistency.


    Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 69mgPotassium: 37mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 330IUCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
    Keyword cheesecake cookies, how to make cheesecake cookies, strawberry cheesecake cookies
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