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Surprise Cookies

"Cottage cheese is the secret ingredient in these tender, flaky cookies. I'm not sure where the recipe came from. But my grandmother was a baker, so I like to believe it was one of his."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and cottage cheese until smooth; gradually add flour. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle. On a lightly floured surface, roll out to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-in. round cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Brush tops with egg. Combine walnuts, sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over cookies. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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This is a great recipe if you have cottage cheese you need to use up. I like it so much better than a normal sugar cookie. The texture is unique and tasty-- flaky on the outside and chewy on the...

These are delicious. I make a cookie that has no sugar in the actual cookie, like this one and when rolling it out, I roll it in sugar. I tried rolling this in flour and then rolling some in sug...