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Bella's Crème Brûlée Cookies

We love a good mashup and this treat combines two classic desserts, crème brûlée and sugar cookies! Crack the sugar shell to reveal the tangy lemon cream cheese frosting and tender cookie underneath.

Tasty Team
September 14, 2022
Bella's Crème Brûlée Cookies
Total Time

35 minutes

35 min

Prep Time

20 minutes

20 min

Cook Time

15 minutes

15 min

Total Time

35 minutes

35 min

Prep Time

20 minutes

20 min

Cook Time

15 minutes

15 min

Ingredients

for 12 cookies

  • 12 sugar cookie dough balls
  • 2 ½ oz cream cheese (70 g), softened
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 12 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • kitchen torch

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Arrange the sugar cookie dough balls on the prepared baking sheet, spacing evenly, and bake according to the package instructions. Remove from the oven and let cool completely, about 10 minutes
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and lemon zest until smooth.
  4. Spread an even layer of the cream cheese frosting over the cooled cookies.
  5. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar over the top of each cookie, then brûlée with the kitchen torch until the sugar is melted and caramelized.
  6. Let the cookies cool completely before serving, about 5 minutes. Leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  7. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 12 cookies

  • 12 sugar cookie dough balls
  • 2 ½ oz cream cheese (70 g), softened
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 12 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • kitchen torch

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Arrange the sugar cookie dough balls on the prepared baking sheet, spacing evenly, and bake according to the package instructions. Remove from the oven and let cool completely, about 10 minutes
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and lemon zest until smooth.
  4. Spread an even layer of the cream cheese frosting over the cooled cookies.
  5. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar over the top of each cookie, then brûlée with the kitchen torch until the sugar is melted and caramelized.
  6. Let the cookies cool completely before serving, about 5 minutes. Leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  7. Enjoy!

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