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Aunt Julie's Pineapple Cookies

8 ounces cream cheese
1 cup butter
2 cups sifted flour
18 ounces pineapple preserves
12 cup powdered sugar (approximate)


Mix the butter and the cream cheese in a large bowl then slowly add sifted flour until the ingredients form a soft dough. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Sift some powdered sugar on a cutting board (just a dusting- enough so dough won't stick when you roll it out). Gather a ball of dough the size of a walnut and roll on the cutting board into a circular shape. Sprinkle more powdered sugar as needed so the dought does not stick. Place a small spoonful (approx. 2 teaspoons) of pineapple preserves in the middle of the circle. Either roll the dough up or fold over and seal the edges. Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes (until the cookies begin to lightly brown on the bottom and edges. ).

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