Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies


This is a slightly healthier version of traditional chocolate chip cookies because margarine and cream cheese replace straight butter. They bake up moist and cake-like and have a delicious taste. I always gets rave reviews!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
2 dozen


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 1 cup margarine

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets and set aside.

  2. Combine cream cheese, margarine, white sugar, and brown sugar. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 18 minutes, or until edges are slightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

551 Calories
30g Fat
63g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 551
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 7g
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 187mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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