Italian Cookies Recipe


My grandma has worked on a recipe for chocolate chip cheese cookies for years and this is the final result and it’s perfect!!


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips



chocolate chip cheese ingredients


Preheat oven to 350°F.


With an electric mixer cream butter and sugars until nice and creamy.

mixed butter and sugar mixed cream sugar and egg

Add cream cheese and continue to mix until all lumps are gone and it is nice and smooth. Add vanilla and egg and mix.

vanilla mix with egg and cheese


Slowly add flour, a little at a time. Add baking soda and salt and mix well, but not too much!

chocolate chip cheese preparation chocolate chip cheese preparation


Turn off your mixer and add the chocolate chips, folding by hand with a rubber spatula.

chocolate chips raw

Scoop cookie dough by the rounded tablespoon onto a cookie sheet; make sure they aren’t too close though!


Bake in your oven for 9-11 minutes, I do mine for 10.


Cool on a rack and once they are all the way cool put into a plastic bag or container and keep in the fridge!

chocolate chip cheese


The chocolate chip cheese is now ready to be served. Since they have cream cheese in them you don’t want them to spoil!


chocolate chip cheese


These are the best chocolate chip cookies ever! They stay nice and moist!


Makes about 3 dozen.


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