Pound Cake Cookies

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This Pound Cake Cookies recipe will take your love for pound cake to the next level because once you start popping them in your mouth, you cannot stop. They are simply that delicious. One luscious bite is all you need to take to know how satisfying yet simple this soft sugar cookies recipe can be. These pound cake cookies are carefully handmade and then baked ever so delicately until slightly browned along the sides. These pound cake cookies make a wonderful comfort dessert and just melt in your mouth. The fact that there is cream cheese in these cookies makes them so soft and tart without overpowering the sweetness. These bite-sized beauties are an absolute comfort dessert and go well with a cup of tea or coffee or just on their own.

The best part about this pound cake cookies recipe is that you can pretty much make them the way you prefer. You can add lemon or orange zest to the dough to give it a refreshing citrus flavour. You can add chocolate chips, cinnamon, coconut flakes, honey or a hint of almond extract for a nutty aftertaste. Make it very festive by adding pumpkin puree along with the pumpkin pie spices. For the garnish on top try adding toasted almonds or cashews or even mixed fruit or berry jam. For special occasions such as kids’ birthday parties, you can add rainbow sprinkles on top or try topping with marshmallows coated in chocolate to make it look edgy and fun. There is so much you can do with this wonderful pound cake cookies recipe. If you prefer soft texture to these cookies, then bake them for about 12 minutes approximately. If you like this soft sugar cookies recipe to be a bit crunchy, then you may have to bake them a little longer than 12 minutes and wait until they turn golden brown. Either way they taste out of the world and you can’t stop gorging on them.

An important cake baking tip is to use the best vanilla extract in this cookie recipe, preferably organic pure vanilla extract. The best vanilla flavour, just like salt acts as a flavour enhancer. Nielsen-Massey is a top organic pure vanilla extract with no corn syrup or additives. You’ll notice how much of a difference a pure vanilla extract can make to desserts. Quality ingredients are always the key to achieving the best flavour in cookies. You can store these yummy cookies for up to a week in an airtight container. Make sure to place the dough 2 inches apart on the baking sheet before you transfer them into the oven, as the dough tends to expand a tiny bit.

Thank you to Tracey at the ‘The Kitchen is My Playground’ food blog for sharing this Pound Cake Cookies recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more interesting recipes. This Pound Cake Cookies recipe is a sumptuous little surprise you will surely enjoy. Make this recipe for your loved one's today!**

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