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Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Raspberry cheesecake cookies are a completely portable way to get all of summer’s and dessert’s favorite flavors in a tiny package.

This from-scratch recipe uses fresh raspberries and pantry ingredients, not a boxed mix.

Highlighting Summer’s Best

Fresh raspberries are some of the best part of summer seasonal eating. They’re only here for a short bit and while we can (and should) eat our body weight in the fresh berries, it is sometimes fun to try them in new recipes.

Switch Up the Berries

While I didn’t test it, I can’t see why most any berry wouldn’t work in these cookies. Chop large berries, leave small ones whole. Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies has a nice ring to it…

I think these cookies would be amazing with a mix of berries if you happen to have a bunch on hand.

Go with what you have or family favorites.

Switch Up the Chocolate

I went with regular semi-sweet chocolate chips in the original recipe. However, white chocolate, milk chocolate or any combination would lovely. Again, go with what you have or family favorites.

Good Frozen Keepers

These are a soft cookie and they freeze delightfully well for longer storage. Keep them in an airtight freezer container and eat up within 6 months.

Because they are a soft cookie even when frozen they would make for delicious ice cream sandwiches. Simply put a scoop of your favorite ice cream between two and enjoy. Alternatively, wrap and freeze the sandwiches for eating later.

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Options for Decorating your Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

These are simple, soft and fluffy cookie. They are amazing in just that way. However, if you’d like to fancy them up for a party or something you have options.

Drizzle some melted chocolate over the tops of the cooled cookies. Use either dark or white chocolate.

Soft cookies like these Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies truly are just mini cakes. So treat them as such and frost them with some simple vanilla or chocolate frosting.

Looking for more cookie recipes & ideas? Our Guide to Gifting Cookies, contains 13 recipes and ideas for giving recipes as gifts.

Sandwich frosting between two cookies for a whoopie pie variation sure to please.

Want to Use Frozen Raspberries?

To use frozen raspberries, let them thaw and drain the liquid completely before adding them to the batter. Otherwise, you’ll likely have way too much moisture in the cookies.

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Yield: 4 Dozen

Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Raspberry cheesecake cookies are soft and sweet treats taking advantage of the flavors of summer, cheesecake, and chocolate all in one portable package.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes


  • 1/2 Cup Salted Butter, softened
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 Cups Unbleached All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 Cups Raspberries
  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line cookies sheets with parchment paper or grease.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and cream cheese until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Add the sugar and continue to mix until soft & fluffy.
  5. Beat in the eggs and vanilla mixing completely.
  6. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture slowly. Mix until combined.
  7. Fold in the raspberries and chocolate chips.
  8. Drop by Tablespoons full onto prepared baking sheets. Leave about 2" between cookies.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-18 minutes. Edges will be golden brown.
  10. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.


Make them gluten-free by using a gluten-free flour blend and following our gluten-free baking tips.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 Cookies

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 96Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 52mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g

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Tuesday 15th of March 2022

What could I substitute for the chocolate chips. Could I just leave them out.

Kathie Lapcevic

Wednesday 16th of March 2022

You can use absolutely leave them out - it will result in fewer cookies but that's all. Otherwise feel free to add some nuts or seeds instead.


Wednesday 19th of January 2022

Could I use raspberry jam instead?

Kathie Lapcevic

Thursday 20th of January 2022

Maybe. I didn't test it with jam, so I can't say for sure.

Rachael E

Monday 17th of May 2021

Has anyone successfully substituted the raspberries with strawberries? If so,, same amount as raspberries?

Amanda Idlewild

Tuesday 18th of May 2021

That substitute should be just fine!


Sunday 4th of August 2019

I am thinking cranberries... with dark chocolate chips....

Kathie Lapcevic

Monday 5th of August 2019

That sounds yummy! Let us know if you try it how it turns out.

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